Module 12: Pain in children

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Content authors

Dr Susan M Lord, BMed(Hons), PhD, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA

Senior Staff Specialist, Children's Complex Pain Service, John Hunter Children's Hospital, Newcastle, NSW.
Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine and Population Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW.

Ms Joy Burdack

Pain Management and Medication Safety Clinical Nurse Consultant, Anaesthetic and Pain Medicine Department, Calvary Health Care, ACT.

Dr Meredith Craigie, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA

Pain Management Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Paediatric Pain Management Clinic, Flinders Medical Centre.
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Flinders University, SA.

Dr Ross Drake, FRACP, FFPMANZCA

Clinical Lead, Paediatric Palliative Care and Complex Pain Services.
Paediatric Palliative Care and Pain Medicine Specialist, Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

Contributing experts

Dr Milana Votrubec MB BS MA MM ME USyd FRACGP FFPMANZCA

General Practitioner and Pain Management Consultant, Sydney
Senior Clinical Tutor, Universities of Sydney and Notre Dame, NSW
GP Editor of the publication Pain Management Today

Dr Aston Wan MBBCh, MA, GDMM, MClEpid, MPainMed, MHeadacheMed, PCertMedEd, AFRACMA, FFPMANZCA

Director and Specialist Pain Physician
Senior Lecturer, University of Queensland
Persistent Pain Service, Division of Rehabilitation
Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

Medical writer

Susan Owen PhD

Learning Objectives

On completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the developmental physiology of pain in childhood.
  • Understand the consequences of pain during development from premature infants to adolescents.
  • Understand the wider influence of family and friends (peers) when working with children.
  • Know how to assess pain in children at any developmental stage.
  • Know how to prevent and/or manage acute pain and common episodic or recurrent pain problems in childhood.
  • Recognise complex and persistent (chronic) pain occurs in children.

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Better Pain Management is an initiative of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.