There are racial differences in pain management and pain outcomes for children seen in the emergency department for long-bone fractures.
A single-center study showed that intranasal ketamine effectively reduced pain in children with migraine from hospital admission to discharge.
Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
Children with autism spectrum disorder have an elevated prevalence of pain compared with children without ASD.
One-third of children undergoing tonsillectomies can do so without using opioids to manage pain.
Adults and children are routinely treated with gabapentin to manage a wide range of pain conditions, irritability, and dystonia.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in children was found to occur more frequently in the lower extremities and in girls and was associated with improvement after treatment, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of Pain. The study included children with CRPS who visited a pediatric chronic pain clinic in Canada over a…
Adolescents who have a parent with vs without chronic pain may experience higher levels of pain and reduced physical function.
Following medical marijuana legalization (MML) in Massachusetts in 2012, there was an increase in pediatric cannabis exposure.
Providers may have a race- and gender-based implicit bias regarding the level of pain tolerance in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain.