Guidelines for Pain Assessment and Management for Neonates

  • Category:

    Pain Assessment, Pain Treatment - Non-pharmacologic, Pain Treatment - Pharmacologic, Pain Treatment - Topical.

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant).

  • Tags:

    Comfort, NICU, Procedures, Sucrose.

  • Type of Document:

    Medication Guideline, Nursing Guideline, Pain Assessment Protocol, Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Critical care, Procedural.

  • Author:

    Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Ontario, CA

These guidelines provide comprehensive recommendations of pain assessment specific to procedures performed on neonates.