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  • Knowledge sharing for pediatric pain management via a Web 2.0 framework 

    Abidi, S. S., S. Hussini, W. Sriraj, S. Thienthong, et al. 2009. "Knowledge sharing for pediatric pain management via a Web 2.0 framework." Studies in health technology and informatics 150: 287-291.
    The experiential knowledge of pediatric health practitioners encompasses vital insights into the clinical efficacy of diagnostic and therapeutic methods for pediatric pain management. Yet, this knowledge is not readily ...
  • Watch needle, watch TV: Audiovisual distraction in preschool immunization 

    Cassidy, K. L., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, G. A. Finley, et al. 2002. "Watch needle, watch TV: Audiovisual distraction in preschool immunization." Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) 3(2): 108-118.
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of audiovisual distraction compared with a blank TV screen in the reduction of pain associated with intramuscular immunization. DESIGN: Subjects were randomly assigned to watch ...
  • A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the EMLA patch for the reduction of pain associated with intramuscular injection in four to six-year-old children 

    Cassidy, K. L., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, D. J. Smith, et al. 2001. "A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the EMLA patch for the reduction of pain associated with intramuscular injection in four to six-year-old children." Acta Paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992) 90(11): 1329-1336.
    The effectiveness of a eutectic mixture lidocaine-prilocaine topical anaesthetic cream (EMLA) patch compared with a placebo patch in the reduction of pain associated with intramuscular immunization was evaluated. As part ...
  • Comparison of postoperative pain: tonsillectomy by blunt dissection or electrocautery dissection 

    Carr, M. M., C. J. Muecke, B. Sohmer, J. G. Nasser, et al. 2001. "Comparison of postoperative pain: tonsillectomy by blunt dissection or electrocautery dissection." The Journal of otolaryngology 30(1): 10-14.
    PURPOSE: To compare post-operative pain in children undergoing tonsillectomy by blunt dissection or electrocautery. METHOD: Thirty-six children between the ages of 5 and 15 years were recruited for the study. Tonsillectomy ...
  • Anaesthesia for a patient with Friedreich's ataxia and cardiomyopathy 

    Campbell, A. M., and G. A. Finley. 1989. "Anaesthesia for a patient with Friedreich's ataxia and cardiomyopathy." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 36(1): 89-93.
    Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited neuromuscular disorder often associated with significant cardiac disease. We report a case of Friedreich's ataxia in a 13-year-old girl with ulcerative colitis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ...
  • Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment 

    Breau, L. M., P. J. McGrath, B. Stevens, J. Beyene, et al. 2004. "Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment." BMC pediatrics 4(1): 23.
    BACKGROUND: To determine whether healthcare professionals perceive the pain of infants differently due to their understanding of that infant's level of risk for neurological impairment. METHOD: Neonatal Intensive Care Units ...
  • Effects of benzodiazepines on explicit memory in a paediatric surgery setting 

    Buffett-Jerrott, S. E., S. H. Stewart, G. A. Finley, and H. L. Loughlan. 2003. "Effects of benzodiazepines on explicit memory in a paediatric surgery setting." Psychopharmacology 168(4): 377-386.
    RATIONALE: Many laboratory-based studies indicate that benzodiazepines impair explicit memory performance, increase sedation, and impair attention. OBJECTIVES: The present study was designed to extend prior lab-based ...
  • Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment 

    Breau, L. M., P. J. McGrath, B. Stevens, J. Beyene, et al. 2006. "Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment." The Clinical journal of pain 22(2): 122-129.
    OBJECTIVE: To determine whether healthcare professionals believe the pain of infants at risk for neurologic impairment differs from that of typical infants. SETTING: Neonatal intensive care units at 2 tertiary pediatric ...
  • Psychometric properties of the non-communicating children's pain checklist-revised 

    Breau, L. M., P. J. McGrath, C. S. Camfield, and G. A. Finley. 2002. "Psychometric properties of the non-communicating children's pain checklist-revised." Pain 99(1-2): 349-357.
    The non-communicating children's pain checklist (NCCPC) has displayed preliminary validity and reliability for measuring pain in children with severe cognitive impairments (Dev Med Child Neurol 42 (2000) 609). This study ...
  • The parents' postoperative pain measure: replication and extension to 2-6-year-old children 

    Chambers, C. T., G. A. Finley, P. J. McGrath, and T. M. Walsh. 2003. "The parents' postoperative pain measure: replication and extension to 2-6-year-old children." Pain 105(3): 437-443.
    Pain assessment is a difficult task for parents at home following children's surgery. The purpose of the present study was to confirm the psychometric properties of a behavioural measure of postoperative pain developed to ...
  • Self-administration of over-the-counter medication for pain among adolescents 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 1997. "Self-administration of over-the-counter medication for pain among adolescents." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 151(5): 449-455.
    OBJECTIVE: To examine over-the-counter (OTC) medication use and self-administration of medication among adolescents. DESIGN: In-person survey. SETTINGS: Three public junior high schools in Halifax, Nova Scotia. PARTICIPANTS: ...
  • Measuring pain accurately in children with cognitive impairments: refinement of a caregiver scale 

    Breau, L. M., C. Camfield, P. J. McGrath, C. Rosmus, et al. 2001. "Measuring pain accurately in children with cognitive impairments: refinement of a caregiver scale." The Journal of pediatrics 138(5): 721-727.
    OBJECTIVE: To examine whether typical pain behavior, as reported by caregivers, could be used prospectively to predict future pain behavior and to derive a subset of core items from the Non-Communicating Children's Pain ...
  • Development and preliminary validation of a postoperative pain measure for parents 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 1996. "Development and preliminary validation of a postoperative pain measure for parents." Pain 68(2-3): 307-313.
    Parents are now primarily responsible for the at home assessment and treatment of their children's pain following minor surgery. Although some research has suggested that parents underestimate their children's pain following ...
  • Prevalence and source of pain in pediatric inpatients 

    Cummings, E. A., G. J. Reid, G. A. Finley, P. J. McGrath, et al. 1996. "Prevalence and source of pain in pediatric inpatients." Pain 68(1): 25-31.
    Our knowledge of the prevalence and sources of pain within hospital is limited. The present study is an epidemiological investigation of pain in a pediatric hospital. All children who were inpatients in a tertiary care ...
  • Pain as the neglected adverse event 

    Chorney, J. M., P. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 2010. "Pain as the neglected adverse event." CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne 182(7): 732.
    No abstract available.
  • Evaluation of adverse outcomes requires the correct denominator 

    Finley, G. A.. 2006. "Evaluation of adverse outcomes requires the correct denominator." Anesthesia and Analgesia 102(4): 12881288-9.
    No abstract available.
  • Agreement between child and parent reports of pain 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, K. D. Craig, P. J. McGrath, et al. 1998. "Agreement between child and parent reports of pain." The Clinical journal of pain 14(4): 336-342.
    OBJECTIVE: Parents are often the primary source of information regarding their children's pain in both research and clinical practice. However, parent-child agreement on pain ratings has not been well established. The ...
  • Pain treatment thresholds in children after major surgery 

    Demyttenaere, S., G. A. Finley, C. C. Johnston, and P. J. McGrath. 2001. "Pain treatment thresholds in children after major surgery." The Clinical journal of pain 17(2): 173-177.
    OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to use a self-report pain scale to examine child pain treatment thresholds after major surgery (i.e., the level of pain they are comfortable with before requiring analgesia), ...
  • The disruptive effect of chronic pain on mismatch negativity 

    Dick, B. D., J. F. Connolly, P. J. McGrath, G. A. Finley, et al. 2003. "The disruptive effect of chronic pain on mismatch negativity." Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology 114(8): 1497-1506.
    OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of chronic pain on processes that generate the mismatch negativity (MMN). METHODS: Twelve participants with a diagnosis of chronic intractable pain were tested before and after pain ...
  • Clear language 

    Finley, G. A.. 2009. "Clear language." CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne 180(13): 1330.
    No abstract available.