Pain management in children

Artur Mazur 1  ,  
Medical Faculty University of Rzeszów, Poland
Medical University of Silesia, School of Health Sciences, Katowice, Poland
Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med 2013;20(Special Issue 1):28–34
The paediatric population is at risk of inadequate pain management, with age-related factors affecting pain management in children. This presented study discusses the complexities of measuring paediatric pain, reviews the most well-known pain assessment scales, and emphasizes the importance of family nvolvement in situations where children are asked to self-report their experiences. Current ecommendations for treatment of pain in children are critically reviewed.
Artur Mazur   
Medical Faculty University of Rzeszów, Poland
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