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Children very often experience multiple painful procedures in the course of their emergency department visit, as a part of investigation and treatment. The pain associated with these procedures can cause both long and short-term sequelae. Minimizing procedure-related pain should be a routine part of emergency department care for children.

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Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and Management of Procedural Pain in the Neonate: An Update

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Committee on Fetus and Newborn and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

This statement updates previous recommendations with new evidence on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of neonatal procedural pain.

Video: Managing Procedural Anxiety in Children

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Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describes the signs of acute anxiety in children and demonstrates approaches to interacting with children that minimize anxiety and maximize cooperation. Published: April 2016.

Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt

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Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

Clinical Practice Guideline: Good practice in postoperative and procedural pain management

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Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

This themed issue starts with an outstanding review of the history of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia (PRA), written by an equally outstanding second-wave pioneer and promoter of this particular facet of pediatric anesthesia, Professor Emeritus Kester Brown.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for management of newborn pain

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Spence K, Henderson-Smart D, New K, Evans C, Whitelaw J, Woolnough R

Aim: To facilitate the uptake of evidence and to reduce the evidence practice gap for management of newborn pain through the development of a clinical practice guideline.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Reducing the pain of childhood vaccination: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline

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Taddio A, Appleton M, Bortolussi R, Chambers C, Dubey V, Halperin S, Hanrahan...

Our objective was to develop a clinical practice guideline, based on systematic reviews of the literature, as interpreted by experts, to assist clinicians in managing procedure-related pain and distress among children undergoing vaccine injections.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

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Royal College of Nursing

The guideline is aimed at a range of professional groups, patients and carers who may be involved in the assessment and management of childrens pain. The primary aims of this guideline are to: identify reliable and valid measures of pain intensity appropriate for neonates and preverbal infants, and verbal and non-verbal children, through a systematic search and appraisal of the literature; describe these tools to help practitioners select from these in different clinical settings; and make recommendations regarding timing and triggers for formal pain assessment.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guidelines for procedural pain in the newborn

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Lago P, Garetti E, Merazz, D, Pieragostini L, Ancora G, Pirelli A, Bellieni CV

Our aim was to develop guidelines based on evidence and clinical practice for preventing and controlling neonatal procedural pain in the light of the evidence-based recommendations contained in the SIGN classification.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Prevention and Management of Procedural Pain in the Neonate: An Update

Visit

Committee on Fetus and Newborn and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

This statement updates previous recommendations with new evidence on the prevention, assessment, and treatment of neonatal procedural pain.

Video: Managing Procedural Anxiety in Children

Visit

Krauss BS, Krauss BA, Green SM.

This video describes the signs of acute anxiety in children and demonstrates approaches to interacting with children that minimize anxiety and maximize cooperation. Published: April 2016.

Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt

Visit

Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

Kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn't have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research's 2-minute video to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research! 

Clinical Practice Guideline: Good practice in postoperative and procedural pain management

Visit

Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

This themed issue starts with an outstanding review of the history of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia (PRA), written by an equally outstanding second-wave pioneer and promoter of this particular facet of pediatric anesthesia, Professor Emeritus Kester Brown.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for management of newborn pain

Visit

Spence K, Henderson-Smart D, New K, Evans C, Whitelaw J, Woolnough R

Aim: To facilitate the uptake of evidence and to reduce the evidence practice gap for management of newborn pain through the development of a clinical practice guideline.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Reducing the pain of childhood vaccination: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline

Visit

Taddio A, Appleton M, Bortolussi R, Chambers C, Dubey V, Halperin S, Hanrahan...

Our objective was to develop a clinical practice guideline, based on systematic reviews of the literature, as interpreted by experts, to assist clinicians in managing procedure-related pain and distress among children undergoing vaccine injections.

Clinical Practice Guideline: The recognition and assessment of acute pain in children

Visit

Royal College of Nursing

The guideline is aimed at a range of professional groups, patients and carers who may be involved in the assessment and management of childrens pain. The primary aims of this guideline are to: identify reliable and valid measures of pain intensity appropriate for neonates and preverbal infants, and verbal and non-verbal children, through a systematic search and appraisal of the literature; describe these tools to help practitioners select from these in different clinical settings; and make recommendations regarding timing and triggers for formal pain assessment.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Guidelines for procedural pain in the newborn

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Lago P, Garetti E, Merazz, D, Pieragostini L, Ancora G, Pirelli A, Bellieni CV

Our aim was to develop guidelines based on evidence and clinical practice for preventing and controlling neonatal procedural pain in the light of the evidence-based recommendations contained in the SIGN classification.