Pain Treatment - Pharmacologic.
Age 0-12m (Infant), Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).
Assessment, Epidural, Local Anesthetic, Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity, Local Anesthetic Toxicity, Monitoring, Regional Anesthesia, Side effect.
Type of Document:
Nursing Guideline, Treatment Guideline.
Type of Pain:
Acute, Cancer pain, Critical care, Disease related pain, Palliative, Post-operative.
Boston Children’s Hospital
To provide specific guidelines for the management of patients receiving local anesthetics via nerve or wound catheters. To provide relief of pain using a continuous infusion of a local anesthetic directly into the surgical site or around a nerve in a safe and therapeutic manner.