Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
The patient in the case study was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome
(CRPS), which is also knows as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). For the purpose of this
paper, the diagnosis will be referred to as complex regional pain syndrome. The purpose of this
paper is to summarize the given case study, explain the medication choices made for the case
study, explain why said choices were made, and explain any differences in expectations and
actual achievements of the case study choices.