Resouces Tagged "analgesia"

RxFiles: Pediatric Pain: Treatment Considerations, Q&As

Regularly updated information on pediatric analgesics and topical anesthetics, highly condensed into three pages including an extensive list of references. Brief sections on assessment and non-pharmacological interventions for procedural pain; dosage guidelines for analgesics and topical anesthetics; tips for specific acute pain situations. HONCode standard.

Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)

Guideline from the Royal Children’s Hospital for PCA management.

Low Dose Ketamine Infusion and Oral Ketamine for Intractable Pain

Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital policy for the use of low dose ketamine for intractable pain. Ketamine is usually used for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. However, this medication has unique effects which may also be useful in the management of acute and chronic pain and for those patients who are opioid-tolerant.

My child is in pain

Information for parents whose child has had day surgery. · How do I know my child is in pain? · Why is my child in pain? · What can I do to help my child’s pain apart from give them medicine? · How do pain medicines work? · What should I know about giving pain […]

Pain management tools, hosted by Purdue Pharma, practice tools to help healthcare professionals diagnose and treat pain. Contains PDF files of scales, intake forms and management protocols.

WHO Postoperative Pain Relief Protocol

Protocol for use of non-opioid and opioid analgesia for post-operative pain relief in children.

Burn Pain Management Protocol

Galveston Shriners Burn Hospital and the University of Texas Medical Branch Blocker Burn Unit Pain Management Protocol, including background and procedural pain.