Spinal cord stimulator therapy

J Perianesth Nurs. 1996 Oct;11(5):349-52. doi: 10.1016/s1089-9472(96)90093-3.


Presented in this article is an overview of chronic pain and types of spinal cord stimulators, how they work, effects of their therapy, and indications for their use. Highlights of patient selection criteria, surgical procedures, complications, and nursing considerations are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chronic Disease
  • Electric Stimulation Therapy* / adverse effects
  • Electric Stimulation Therapy* / methods
  • Electric Stimulation Therapy* / nursing
  • Humans
  • Pain Management*
  • Prostheses and Implants*
  • Spinal Cord*