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Children and Youth - Resources for Health Care Providers

Policies and procedures for pediatric pain management

Pain Management - Pediatric Acute Care: Policy #1045

Sucrose for Procedural Infant and Pediatric Pain Management #1102

Pediatric Pain Inter-professional Practice Council

This committee involves researchers and clinicians from many clinical departments. It aims to promote better prevention, recognition and management of pain in pediatric patients throughout the region. It does not accept clinical referrals. For more information about the committee, contact the committee co-chairs Bernie McDonald or Janlyn Rozdilsky.  

Immunization Pain Management

Help Eliminate Pain in Kids: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pain Management During Childhood Immunizations. Technical Report

Reducing pain during vaccine injections: clinical practice guideline. Taddio et al. (2015)

Pharmaceutical Pain Management

Rx Files: Pediatric Pain Treatment Considerations Q&As

Online Training in Pediatric Pain Assessment and Management

SickKids Paediatric Pain Curriculum is for healthcare providers to learn about pain neurophysiology and clinical aspects of pain. There are 10 free modules that can be accessed online.


Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood - International Association for the Study of Pain
Pediatric Pain Letter - open access peer reviewed commentaries on pediatric pain
The Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care
Centre for Pediatric Pain Research - IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
Childkind International - Initiative to prevent and reduce pain in hospitalized children worldwide


Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain - Published November 2013
A Child in Pain: What Health Care Professionals Can Do to Help - Published April 2010
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents - Published May 2012.

Chronic Pain Network

Link to newsletters and information on research by this pan-Canadian collaboration of patients, healthcare providers, researchers, educators, industry and government policy advisors.
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