Providers may have a race- and gender-based implicit bias regarding the level of pain tolerance in pediatric patients with chronic abdominal pain.
Kangaroo care may effectively reduce pain over repeated painful procedures in infants in neonatal intensive care units.
For children undergoing tonsillectomy, having perioperative opioid fills is not associated with return visits for pain or dehydration.
A medical device to relieve functional abdominal pain in patients with IBS has been approved for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Remote delivery of psychological therapies to children and adolescents may have limited efficacy on headache, but no effect on other chronic pain conditions.
There may be an association between childhood pain and additional missed school days and higher rates of chronic absenteeism.
Researchers reported full results of the 5-year GAS trial, the first randomized controlled trial to assess the effects of general anesthesia in infancy on neurodevelopmental outcomes.
Opioids may be overprescribed to children after orthopedic surgery for supracondylar humerus fractures.
The effectiveness of only 10 of 43 available pain measurement instruments specific to neonates has been examined in studies deemed of poor to fair quality.
For adolescents with chronic pain, wait times to evaluation at an interdisciplinary pain clinic after referral were long and were associated with anxious anticipation and frustration from families.