Pain treatment - pharmacologic.
Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).
NCA, Opioid, PCA.
Type of Document:
Type of Pain:
Acute, Cancer pain, Critical care, Palliative, Post-operative.
Advocate Children's Hospital
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for the care of the pediatric patient receiving Authorized Agent-Controlled Analgesia (AACA) and to provide patients with a mechanism to control their pain when they may be unable to physically or cognitively press the PCA for self-administration of opioid pain medication.