Pain control in the pediatric patient

Annette Wagner*

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Abstract

This article reviews current methods of pediatric pain control. Nonpharmacologic approaches to painful procedures are reviewed with emphasis on developmental stages and how the perception of pain modifies patient response. Practical tips for minimizing the pain of injections and cryotherapy presented. Pharmacologic approaches to pain control including dosage charts and a discussion on side effects, as well as the safety of these agents, is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)609-617
Number of pages9
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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