Resouces Tagged "analgesics"

Procedural pain policy- CCMC

This is the Connecticut Children’s policy for procedural pain prevention and management. Includes very detailed guidelines on how to prepare the child and family for a procedure and what measures to take to alleviate pain during and after the procedure. Used the acronym PLEASE (Place, Local anesthesia, Education, Analgesic or sedative, Support, and Equipment).

Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)

Guidelines from Connecticut Children’s on the appropriate use and setting for PCA. Helps determine which children are appropriate candidates, and how to order and set up PCA pump. Includes recommended assessment and monitoring plan.

Connecticut Children’s Pain Ordering Guideline

Connecticut Children’s Hospital guidelines for pain treatment and pharmacological management. Clear examples of appropriate pain management orders and delivery as well as examples of unclear orders to avoid.

Analgesic Dosing Guide – CCMC

Drug and dose information for many common analgesics. Includes IV and oral doses, as well as differences for children who are 50 kg.