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Authors: Soledad Cepeda, M.D.,Ph.D., Daniel B. Carr

1. Content and Objectives

  • Pediatric acute pain control

  • General principles of developmental assessment and Rx of chronic and cancer pain

  • Common clinical options (pharmacological and nonpharmacological)

2. Required Readings

  • Berde CB & Sethna NF. Analgesics for the treatment of pain in children. N Engl J Med 2002;3;347:1094-103.

  • McGrath PJ, Unruh AM, Finley GA. Pain measurement in children. Pain – Clinical Updates 1995;3(2):1-4.

  • Shapiro BS. Pain in sickle cell disease. Pain – Clinical Updates 1997;5(2):1-4. http://www.iasp-pain.org/PCU97b.html .