Pediatric Analgesic Use

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Table of Contents

Pediatric Analgesic Use

Utilization

Administration

Evaluation

Patient and Family Concerns

Patient and Family Concerns

Standards and Policies

What is pain?

Pain Assessment in Children

Routes of Analgesic Administration in Children

Routes of Analgesic Administration in Children

Dosing issues in children

Agents to treat mild pain

Agents to treat moderate pain

Agents to treat severe pain

Adjunctive medications

Levels of treatment intensity

Opioid Pharmacokinetics

Opioid Pharmacokinetics

Opioid Pharmacokinetics

Opioid Pharmacokinetics

Common Uses of Opioids in Children

Intensive Care Unit

Emergency Department

Sickle Cell crises

Cancer Pain

Research Directions

Focus for Pediatric Research

Education and Research

Author: Debra L Friedman