The war against children's pain

Solomon, Goody L.
December 1993
Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p6
Focuses on methods to spare children medication-related pain. Two types of pain according to the Children's National Medical Center doctor Linda Jo Rice; Use of the local anesthetic cream called the eutetuic mixture of local anesthetics (EMLA); Side effects; Computerized pump that allows patients to take analgesics and narcotics called the patient controlled analgesic (PCA); Importance of pain management in recovery.


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