Computed tomography use has decreased recently among children but has continued to increase among adults.
Increasing pain levels are associated with possible desegregation of the default mode network and the prefrontal cortex as well as alterations in default mode network connectivity during rest in adolescents with pain.
Celiac disease in children leads to an increased risk for functional constipation and irritable bowel syndrome compared with healthy controls.
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…