Pain Management in the Pediatric Surgical Patient

Vance Y. Sohn, David Zenger, Scott R. Steele*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Surgeons performing painful, invasive procedures in pediatric patients must be cognizant of both the potential short- and long-term detrimental effects of inadequate analgesia. This article reviews the available tools, sedation procedures, the management of intraoperative, postoperative, and postprocedural pain, and the issues surrounding neonatal addiction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-485
Number of pages15
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2012


  • Analgesia
  • Anesthesia
  • Pain
  • PCA
  • Pediatric


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