Despite the fact that we now know that unrelieved pain has short and long term consequences in children and that we have the tools to relieve most pain, pain from disease and from its treatment continues to be a major source of psychological trauma in pediatric healthcare facilities.
This talk highlights the current status of pain relief in children, reviews current efforts to improve it, and offers additional strategies to enhance the compassionate medical care of children.
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BIO: Dr. Schechter has authored over 80 articles and is the senior editor of Pain in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, the major multi-disciplinary textbook in the area of pediatric pain, and serves on a number of editorial boards. Most recently, he has become interested in the more common pains associated with pediatric practice such as injection pain and functional pain syndromes as well as developing strategies to alter pain-related practice patterns in health care providers and institutions.
Complete biographical information available here.
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Contents: DVD, 85 minutes
Produced By: Child Development Media, Inc
Distributed By:Child Development Satellite Network