Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide for Nurses and by Alison Twycross, Stephanie Dowden, Jennifer Stinson

By Alison Twycross, Stephanie Dowden, Jennifer Stinson

Providing an evidence-based, sensible advisor to care in all components of kid's discomfort administration, dealing with ache in young children deals nurses and different healthcare execs an creation to the abilities and services to control kid's ache successfully.

This fully-updated moment variation first explores the proper anatomy and body structure of kids, the most recent coverage guidance surrounding soreness administration and moral concerns all for handling kid's soreness. a number of soreness overview instruments on hand for kids and non-drug tools of soreness aid are then explored and utilized to perform when it comes to acute discomfort, persistent soreness, palliative care and the administration of procedural discomfort. The facts base, evaluation options, pain-relieving interventions, and suggestions for top perform in either health center and neighborhood settings are lined all through, making this identify an amazing source for all nurses and healthcare pros operating with kids.

Show description

Read or Download Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals PDF

Best pediatrics books

The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer Book: Practical Answers to the Top 250 Questions Parents Ask

Q&A Is there drugs for sensory processing sickness? How can occupational treatment aid? What recommendation am i able to provide my kid's instructor? are you able to ''outgrow'' sensory processing affliction? How do we make social occasions much less of a trial? What are a few healing actions i will be able to do with my baby? it's expected that greater than 10 percentage of kids take care of a few kind of sensory processing ailment (SPD), a neurological illness characterised by means of the misinterpretation of daily sensory details, equivalent to contact, sound, and circulation.

Treating PTSD in Preschoolers: A Clinical Guide

Adapting cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) to fulfill the wishes of three- to 6-year-olds with posttraumatic tension disease (PTSD), this e-book offers an evidence-based framework for overview and remedy. step by step directions are supplied for undertaking graduated publicity in a secure, developmentally applicable type.

Communication Skills For Children'S Nurses

Aimed toward scholar nurses in addition to these already training and seeking out a textual content to aid their CPD, this ebook goals to assist teenagers? s nurses converse with self belief, sensitivity and effectiveness in what might be very hard environments. summary: is helping kid's nurses speak with self assurance, sensitivity and effectiveness, to fulfill the person wishes of kids and their households.

Contacting the Autistic Child: Five successful early psychoanalytic interventions

Amid long-standing controversy on their explanations, which so much regard as neurological, and regardless of their expanding social effect, there was scant growth within the treatment of the autistic spectrum issues. at present trendy makes an attempt at remedy via behavioural-cognitive focal ways don't search answer, simply re-education and rehabilitation.

Extra resources for Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

Example text

However, in a review of the literature on cognitive development, Hauck (1991) suggests Piaget underestimates pre-school-age children’s ability to think logically. Hauck cites research by other experts in the field of cognitive development that suggests if they are given information in the appropriate way children as young as 3 years are capable of greater logic than Piaget’s theories suggest. These findings have important implications for healthcare professionals working with children (Hauck 1991).

2011). v=t5izZXxC9y4 Nervous System Development and Pain Sensation in Early Life Plasticity relates to the shaping of the CNS by experience. The process challenges the common misconception that nervous system pathways are hard-wired and can only respond in predetermined ways. In reality, we develop sensitivity to things that we experience repeatedly and our nervous systems are then primed to perceive and respond to these experiences. This is particularly true of experiences that occur during periods of rapid nervous system development such as during infancy (Neill and Bowden 2004).

This highlights the need to manage children’s pain effectively from their first healthcare encounter. 42â•… Managing Pain in Children Social Factors Culture What is culture? Culture can be defined as the way of life of people. It consists of conventional patterns of thought and behaviour, including values, beliefs, rules of conduct, political organisation and economic activity, which are passed from one generation to the next by learning and not by inheritance (Hatch 1985). Culture is a framework for learning behaviour and communication, which might shape a child’s perspective on health and illness (Craig 1986).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 34 votes