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Cultural influences on the assessment of children's pain
Culture is commonly regarded as a factor in pain behaviour and experience, but the meaning of the term is often unclear. There is little evidence that pain perception is modified by cultural or ethnic factors, but pain ...
Living with difference: Exploring the social self of adolescents with chronic pain
BACKGROUND: Chronic pain negatively affects an adolescent's life; however, little is known about the social impact of chronic pain for adolescents. More is known about the general peer relationships of adolescents with ...
Pharmacological management of chronic neuropathic pain - consensus statement and guidelines from the Canadian Pain Society
Neuropathic pain (NeP), generated by disorders of the peripheral and central nervous system, can be particularly severe and disabling. Prevalence estimates indicate that 2% to 3% of the population in the developed world ...
A Delphi study to identify indicators of poorly managed pain for pediatric postoperative and procedural pain
BACKGROUND: Adverse health care events are injuries occurring as a result of patient care. Significant acute pain is often caused by medical and surgical procedures in children, and it has been argued that undermanaged ...
Drugs for chronic pain in children: a commentary on clinical practice and the absence of evidence
Pediatric chronic pain is widespread, under-recognized and undertreated. Best management usually involves a multimodal approach coordinated by a multidisciplinary team. The present commentary specifically discusses common ...
Action Research: Developing a Pediatric Cancer Pain Program in Jordan
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Why children's pain matters
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Changes in physiological and behavioural pain indicators over time in preterm and term infants at risk for neurologic impairment
BACKGROUND: Approximately 10% of infants admitted to a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are at risk for Neurological Impairment (NI). While we have limited knowledge on the influence of NI risk on pain responses, we ...
Successful treatment of painful crises of Fabry disease with low dose morphine
Fabry disease is an X-linked disorder characterized in childhood by angiokeratoma, corneal opacities, and pain. At age 7 years our patient began experiencing an intermittent intense "burning" sensation within his feet and ...
The perceived urgency of auditory warning alarms used in the hospital operating room is inappropriate
PURPOSE: To examine the perceived urgency of 13 auditory warning alarms commonly occurring in the hospital operating room. METHODS: Undergraduate students, who were naive with respect to the clinical situation associated ...