Chapter 4. Pain Management

  1. Kate Thomson MBBS, FRACP General Paediatrician3,4,
  2. Dean Tey MBBS Allergy and Immunology Fellow5 and
  3. Michael Marks MBBS, MPH, MD, FRACP Paediatrician Senior Lecturer6,7
  1. George Chalkiadis MBBS, DA(Lon), FANZCA, FFPMANZCCA Staff Anaesthetist Head Clinical Associate Professor1,2,7,
  2. Greta Palmer MBBS, FANZCA, FFPMAVZCA Clinical Associate Professor Specialist Anaesthetist2 and
  3. Jane Munro MBBS, FRACP, MPH Paediatric Rheumatologist6

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch4

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Chalkiadis, G., Palmer, G. and Munro, J. (2009) Pain Management, in Paediatric Handbook, Eighth Edition (eds K. Thomson, D. Tey and M. Marks), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308051.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Developmental Medicine, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  2. 4

    Emergency Department, Sunshine Hospital, Victoria, Australia

  3. 5

    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 6

    Department of General Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  5. 7

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Children's Pain Management Service, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 6

    Department of General Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  4. 7

    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174008

Online ISBN: 9781444308051

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Keywords:

  • pain management;
  • tricyclic antidepressants (TCADs);
  • complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS);
  • transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS);
  • anxiolytics and sedatives;
  • bowel obstruction requiring large laparotomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assessment of acute pain

  • Analgesics for acute pain

  • Procedural pain management

  • Chronic or persistent pain management

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), types I and II

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Pain in children and adolescents with disabilities