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Pain in children; a practical guide for primary care.


Pain in children; a practical guide for primary care.

Ed. by Gary A. Walco and Kenneth R. Goldschneider.

Humana Press Inc.


279 pages




Designed for primary care practitioners in pediatrics, this guide summarizes advances made over the last two decades with regard to pain management in children. Editors Walco (Hackensack U. Medical Center) and Goldschneider (U. of Cincinnati College of Medicine) have gathered information from pediatric health care professionals on new technologies that treat acute pain throughout the development process, ranging from fetus to adolescent. Each strategy is presented with multidisciplinary insights and approaches, with specific protocols for diagnosis and treatment presented for post-operative procedures, developmental disabilities, psychological interventions and remote management.

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Date:Dec 1, 2008
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