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:

    The Hospital for Sick Children

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