Author Archives: pforgeron

aboutkidshealth pain resource centre

This is the home page of a site hosted and maintained by the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. There are easy to follow links for information on acute pain, chronic pain, assessment of pain at home, and management of pain at home for parents and teens.

aboutkidshealth chronic pain

Information for teens and families on chronic pain

Too many crying babies; the secret to a calm and peaceful vaccination

Evidenced based video illustrating the effectiveness of breastfeeding and sugar water (sucrose) for needle related pain in infants.

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Strategies for Helping Children with Shots and Needles

Evidenced based video to educate parents (and clinicians) on how to help children with needle related pain.

Sucrose policy

This is a link to the sucrose policy of the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne in Australia