Pain in Children: A Practical Guide for Primary Care by Charles BerdePain in Children: A Practical Guide for Primary Care by Charles Berde

Pain in Children: A Practical Guide for Primary Care

Foreword byCharles BerdeEditorGary A. Walco, Kenneth R. Goldschneider

Paperback | November 5, 2010

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Advances over the past two decades have enabled physicians to revolutionize the manner in which they can assess and manage children's pain. Thirty years ago it was thought that young children did not experience pain and therefore it was not necessary to treat it. Today professionals from a variety of disciplines have contributed data that have revolutionized medical perspectives. Technological advances now enable doctors to treat acute pain in fetuses, premature neonates, infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents with increasing precision and efficacy. Research highlighting the context of chronic pain has moved them away from a mind-body dichotomy and toward an integrated, holistic perspective that leads to substantial improvement in children's adaptive functioning as well as subjective discomfort.This book covers these topics and is intended for anyone who provides medical care to children. Each chapter provides an overview of the problem, followed by a "hands on" description of relevant assessment and intervention strategies. The role of the primary care practitioner is highlighted, both as a front-line resource as well as a consumer of specialized pediatric pain treatment services. Each chapter ends with a summary and specific bullet points highlighting the most central elements, making for quick and easy reference.
Title:Pain in Children: A Practical Guide for Primary CareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.07 inPublished:November 5, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Forward-Charles B. BerdePrefaceAcknowledgementsI. General ConsiderationsPain and the Primary Pediatric Practitioner--Gary A. WalcoDevelopmental Issues in Understanding, Assessing, and Managing Pediatric Pain--Kenneth D. Craig and Christine T. Korol Measurement and Assessment of Pediatric Pain in Primary Care -- Carl L. von BaeyerPain Management for Children with a Developmental Disability in a Primary Care Setting-Harold (Hal) Siden and Tim F. Oberlander Remote Management of Pediatric Pain- Paula A. Forgeron and Patrick McGrathII. Acute Pain ManagementPain Management in the Primary Care Office: General Considerations and Specific Approaches--Neil L. SchechterTopical Anesthetics and Office Based Procedures--William ZempskyAnalgesic Medications for Acute Pain Management in Children--John Barns RosePain Management in the Emergency Department: A Primer for Primary Care Providers -Michael K. KimPreparing Children for Invasive Procedures and Surgery--Ronald L. Blount, Megan L. McCormick, Jill E. MacLaren, and Zeev N. KainPain Relief after Outpatient Surgery-Robert T. Wilder and Kenneth R. GoldschneiderRegional Anesthesia- Elliot J. Krane, Artee Gandhi, and R.J. Ramamurthi III. Recurrent and Chronic Pain ManagementHow to Talk to Parents about Recurrent and Chronic Pain--Tonya M. Palermo and Carl L. von BaeyerMultidisciplinary Approaches to Chronic Pain--Steven J. WeismanPsychological Interventions for Chronic Pain--Susmita KashakarKashiakarKashakar-Zuck and Anne M. LynchComplementary and Alternative Approaches for Chronic Pain-- Subhadra Evans and Lonnie K. ZeltzerIV. Common Recurrent and Chronic Pain Problems in Primary CareFunctional Abdominal Pain--Lisa Scharff and Laura E. Simons Headaches--Navil F. Sethna and Alyssa A. LebelEvaluating and Managing Pediatric Musculoskeletal Pain in Primary Care-Mark A. Connelly and Laura E. SchanbergPain in Sickle Cell Disease-Carlton DampierChronic Pelvic Pain-Christine GrecoV. Special TopicsPalliative Care for the Primary Pediatric Practitioner--Norbert J. Weidner and Mark J. MeyerLabeling of Pediatric Pain Medications--Hari Cheryl Sachs, Debbie Avant, and William RodriguezPediatrician as Advocate-Carol Schadelbauer Conclusion: What to Do When There is Nothing to Do--Kenneth R. Goldschneider

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The book is a comprehensive and practical guide to the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic pain conditions in children. . Each chapter is well organized and ends with useful summaries of take-home points. . Pain in Children does an excellent job of highlighting the enormous effect pain can have on the child and the family. It emphasizes the pivotal role pediatricians and other primary care clinicians play in identifying, diagnosing, and managing pediatric pain." (Cleo K. Hardin, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 301 (2), January, 2009)