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PainEnglishPain/AnaesthesiaChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANervous systemSymptoms;Conditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Pain2019-02-01T05:00:00ZLanding Page (Overview)Learning Hub<p>Find information on acute and chronic pain, from how it is assessed through to how you, your child and the healthcare team can treat and manage it.<br></p><p>This learning hub has information on acute and chronic pain, including signs and symptoms, methods of assessment and the 3P approach to pain management. The information has been developed in close collaboration with the Pain Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children and the OUCH (Opportunities to Understand Childhood Hurt) Lab at York University. <br></p><p>The acute and chronic pain sections are organized by age, which is an important factor in how a child's pain is assessed and treated. However, when reading this information, please remember that every child's situation is unique. If you have questions about your own child's care, please speak to your child's doctor.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/pain_learning_hub.jpg<div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/pain">Home</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/pain?topic=acutepain">Acute pain</a></div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/pain?topic=chronicpain">Chronic pain</a> </div><div class="collection-nav-item"> <a href="/pain?topic=painrelief">Pain relief</a></div><br>

 

 

Pain reliefPain reliefPain reliefPEnglishPain/AnaesthesiaChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANervous systemConditions and diseases;Symptoms;Non-drug treatment;Drug treatmentAdult (19+) CaregiversPain2019-02-01T05:00:00ZLanding PageCollection Hub<p>​Find out how to safely use medications and other methods to relieve your child's pain, whether your child is at home or in the hospital.<br></p><p>​​Find out how to safely use medications and other methods to relieve your child's pain, whether your child is at home or in the hospital.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Medications for pain</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;">Read about common medications, and their safety precautions, for mild, moderate and severe pain.</div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2997&language=English">Pain medicines: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2998&language=English">Acetaminophen and NSAIDs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2999&language=English">Opioids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/OpioidSafetyChecklist.pdf">Opioid safety checklist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3001&language=English">Local anaesthetics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3002&language=English">Adjuvant medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2459&language=English">Patient-controlled and nurse-controlled analgesia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3012&language=English">Pain management for common childhood pain and injuries</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Comfort Promise: Supports to ease pain from needle pokes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;">Learn how you and your child's healthcare team can use numbing cream, sucrose or breastfeeding, comfort positions and/or distraction to reduce the pain of vaccinations, IV insertions and other needle pokes.</div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=989&language=English">Needle pokes: Reducing pain in infants aged up to 18 months</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=990&language=English">Needle pokes: Reducing pain in children aged 18 months or over</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3629&language=English">Needle pokes: Reducing pain with comfort positions and distraction</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3627&language=English">Needle pokes: Reducing pain with numbing cream</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3628&language=English">Needle pokes: Reducing pain with sucrose or breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1258&language=English">Pain relief: Comfort kit</a></li></ol></div><br>painrelief

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