Analgesic Medications

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant), Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).

  • Tags:

    Analgesic medications.

  • Type of Document:

    Medication Guideline, Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    All types of pain.

  • Author:

    Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA

The purpose of this policy is to maintain safety and quality in an evidence-based, patient-focused approach to pain prevention and treatment using analgesic medications. This information provides guiding principles for consistent approaches of pain medicine administration to maximize the safe and efficient use of analgesics.