Withdrawal Assessment Tool in Pediatric Acute Care & Transitional Care Patients

  • Category:

    Pain Education, Withdrawal Assessment.

  • Age Range:

    Not Specified.

  • Tags:

    Opioid, Weaning, Withdrawal.

  • Type of Document:

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

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Ambulatory, Cancer pain, Chronic, Critical care, Disease related pain, General, Other, Palliative, Post-operative.

  • Author:

    UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital,
    San Francisco, CA

This document presents a Withdrawal Assessment Tool (WAT-1) and its use in monitoring narcotic (opioid) and/or benzodiazepine withdrawal symptoms in pediatric critical care patients.