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Pain in Neonates and Infants : Pain Research and Clinical Management Series - K J Anand

Pain in Neonates and Infants

Pain Research and Clinical Management Series

Hardcover Published: 1st May 2007
ISBN: 9780444520616
Number Of Pages: 328

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A new edition of a highly regarded text in the series on Pain Research and Clinical Management. The book is now used as a standard reference text for those working in the field of neonatology and paediatric pain assessment and management. It provides a comprehensive resource of the latest information in the field for use by both researchers and clinicians. The text is intended for use by all professionals working in the field: neonatologists; pediatricians; anestheiologists; nurses; psychologists.

  • Multidisciplinary editorship and authorship ensuring relevancy and balance of content for all professional groups concerned.
  • Clinically relevant and research based.
  • Edited and written by the best known international names in the field.

  • Covers pain management in infants up to 1 year of age as well as term and preterm neonates.
  • Includes new chapters on: Long-term consequences of neonatal pain from animal models; Pharmacogenetics and pharmacodynamics of analgesic drugs; Neuraxial and Regional Analgesia and Anesthesia; Fetal pain and surgery; Vulnerable Populations, Palliative Care; Infant Pain in the Home and Community, Developing Countries; Health Policy and Health Economics related to Infant Pain; Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Pain in Infancy; and Future Direction.

Overview of neonatal and infant pain
Development of peripheral and spinal nociceptive systems
Development of supraspinal pain processing
Long-term consequences of pain in human neonates
Long-term consequences of neonatal and infant pain from animal models. Assessment of pain in neonates and infants
Infant colic: clinical implications and current controversies
Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics of analgesic drugs
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of analgesic drugs
Evidence for systemic morphine and fentanyl analgesia
Central and peripheral regional analgesia and anesthesia
The social and environmental context in which pain is experienced in neonates. Pain and the human fetus
Viceral pain in infancy
Ethical issues in the treatment of neonatal and infant pain
Neonatal Pain in the Family and Social and Cultural Context
Evidence-based practice as a means for clinical decision-making
Pain in vulnerable populations and palliative care
Infant Pain in Developing Countries: a South-African perspective
Health policy and health economics related to neonatal pain
Complementary and alternative approaches to pain in infancy
Parenting and pain during infancy
Future directions
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ISBN: 9780444520616
ISBN-10: 0444520619
Series: Pain Research and Clinical Management : Book 18
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st May 2007
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.2 x 20.3  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.06
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised