Chapter 11. Where to from Here?

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

Published Online: 7 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322743.ch11

Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide

Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide

How to Cite

Twycross, A. and Dowden, S. J. (2009) Where to from Here?, 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.ch11

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. 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)

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:

  • suboptimal pain management practices and factors contributing to it;
  • multifactorial approach - improving pain management in children;
  • children's nurses' pain management practices - falling short of the ideal;
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP);
  • knowledge deficits and incorrect or outdated beliefs about pain and pain management;
  • beliefs about pain in children;
  • factors influencing pain management practices;
  • analytical model of decision-making - step-by-step process;
  • ward culture - learning through role modelling and professional socialisation;
  • organisational culture - key to changing practices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reasons for Suboptimal Practices

  • The Way Forward

  • Managing Change

  • Researching Children's Pain

  • Summary

  • References