Current practice and recent advances in pediatric pain management

Antonio Chiaretti, Piero Valentini, Filomena Pierri, Ida Russo, Riccardo Riccardi, F. Pierri, I. Russo, L. Gargiullo, R. Riccardi

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Abstract

Differently from the adult patients, in pediatric age it is more difficult to assess and treat efficaciously the pain and often this symptom is undertreated or not treated. In children, selection of appropriate pain assessment tools should consider age, cognitive level and the presence of eventual disability, type of pain and the situation in which it is occurring. Improved understanding of developmental neurobiology and paediatric analgesic drugs pharmacokinetics should facilitate a better management of childhood pain.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)112-126
Numero di pagine15
RivistaEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Volume17 Suppl 1
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2013

Keywords

  • Age Factors
  • Analgesics
  • Child
  • Child Behavior
  • Child, Preschool
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Pain
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Measurement
  • Pain Threshold
  • Patient Care Team
  • Pediatrics
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Treatment Outcome

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