Pain management and weaning from narcotics and sedatives

Title

Pain management and weaning from narcotics and sedatives

Creator

Ganea GR; Bogue CW

Publisher

Current Opinion In Pediatrics

Date

1999

Subject

Child; Attitude of Health Personnel; Drug Administration Schedule; Human; Analgesics/pharmacology/therapeutic use; Analgesia/trends; Hypnotics and Sedatives/administration & dosage; Narcotics/administration & dosage; Pain/psychology/therapy; Physician's Practice Patterns/standards/trends

Description

Over the last 10 years, there has been a fundamental change in physicians' attitudes toward analgesia and sedation in pediatrics. In this time, basic and clinical research have provided a wealth of information. In this paper we review important advances registered in the past year, including new molecular and physiological mechanisms of antinociception and sedation, behavioral and psychoemotional implications of pain, and advances in the clinical practice of pediatric analgesia and sedation. Fortunately, the attitude of physicians toward these matters has changed significantly and much more attention is now paid to the alleviation of pain and provision of adequate sedation. However, there remains, according to most estimates, incongruity between these advances and what is practiced clinically.
1999

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

207-12

Issue

3

Volume

11

Citation

Ganea GR; Bogue CW, “Pain management and weaning from narcotics and sedatives,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 15, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/11675.

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