Pediatric Pain Management

  • Category:

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

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant), Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).

  • Tags:

    Assessment, Pain scale, Placebo, Treatment.

  • Type of Document:

    Education for Parents/Community, Education for Professionals, Medication Guideline, Nursing Guideline, Pain Assessment Protocol, Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    All types of pain.

  • Author:

    Advocate Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL, USA

The purpose of this policy is to set the standard of care for pain management in pediatrics and to provide professional staff with a guide to assist in the recognition, assessment, and treatment of children experiencing pain.