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On-Q Pain Pump Necessary to Push Frequently?
Do you have to push the On-Q pain pump every 10 minutes or so to get the meds? Thank you.
1 Doctor Answer | Asked by twinsplusone in charlotte,nc
On Q pain pump for surgical pain relief
As far as I am aware the OnQ pain pump does NOT have a self administering bolus. It goes automatically at a constant rate. It also has a round shape which makes it difficult to tell if it is working because it is hard to see a decrease in sizie of the reservoir. I tend to prefer the Accufuser Pump which has a wrist push button bolus feature to self administer additonal medication over and above the constant flow. Furthermore, it is easier to judge that the pump is working because it has a...