Assessment and Management of Pediatric Pain

  • Category:

    Pain assessment, Pain treatment - non-pharmacologic, Pain treatment - pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    All Ages.

  • Tags:

    Assessment, Comfort, Distraction, Pain assessment, Pain scale, Physical strategies, Placebo, Psychological.

  • Type of Document:

    Nursing guideline, Pain assessment protocol, Treatment guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    General, Procedural.

  • Author:

    Northwester Medicine Central DuPage Hospital

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for the assessment and management of pain in pediatric patients, and for the evaluation of the therapeutic interventions that are employed in the management of patients in pain.