Compact Clinical Guide to Infant and Child Pain Management : An Evidence-Based Approach Paperback / softback
This go-to resource is for APNs, pediatric RNs, and primary care providers who assess and treat infants, children, and adolescents experiencing pain. It provides evidence-based assessment tools, as well as a comprehensive review of analgesics, effective dosing, and safe administration practices that are age-appropriate and in accordance with current recommendations and practices. Key Features: Includes cutting-edge information on the consequences of untreated pain; Contains strategies for assessing pain in infants and children using a variety of pain assessment scales, behavioral indicators, and methods; Discusses options for reducing needle-related pain ; Presents new guidelines on using a combination of pain management scales for optimal pain assessment of children and infants; Provides safe prescribing and screening tools for identifying risk for substance abuse; Incorporates tips for effective pain management for this population.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 280 pages
- Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
- Publication Date: 15/03/2011
- Category: Paediatric medicine
- ISBN: 9780826106179