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.
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.