Chapter 10. Management of Painful Procedures

  1. Alison Twycross Prinicipal Lecturer1,
  2. Stephanie J. Dowden Clinical Nurse Consultant2 and
  3. Elizabeth Bruce Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist3
  1. Elizabeth Bruce Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist

Published Online: 7 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322743.ch10

Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide

Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide

How to Cite

Bruce, E. (2009) Management of Painful Procedures, in Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide (eds A. Twycross, S. J. Dowden and E. Bruce), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322743.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Children's Nursing, Kingston University and St George's University of London, Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, London, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Paediatric Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Perth, Australia (Formerly Clinical Nurse Consultant, Children's Pain Management Service, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia)

  3. 3

    Pain Control Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. Pain Control Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168946

Online ISBN: 9781444322743

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Keywords:

  • management of painful procedures;
  • management of procedural pain in children;
  • preparation, planning and provision of information;
  • pain assessment tools and procedural pain assessment;
  • expected intensity and pain duration;
  • decision-making algorithm;
  • preventing and managing procedural distress;
  • maternal pain-promoting language and pain-reducing language;
  • nitrous oxide use in short painful procedures;
  • procedural pain, best managed using multi-modal approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment

  • Management of Painful Procedures

  • Management of Procedural Pain in Neonates

  • Summary

  • References