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Recommendations for the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain: an overview and literature update.
The Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain recently sponsored the development of evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacological treatment ofExpand
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Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN): A Multi-Institutional Study of the Use and Incidence of Complications of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
BACKGROUND: Regional anesthesia is increasingly used in pediatric patients to provide postoperative analgesia and to supplement intraoperative anesthesia. The Pediatric Regional Anesthesia NetworkExpand
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Subclinical brain swelling in children during treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.
Clinically apparent cerebral edema is a rare and often fatal complication of diabetic ketoacidosis. To determine whether subclinical brain swelling occurs more commonly, we obtained cranial CT scansExpand
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A Comparison of the Clinical Utility of Pain Assessment Tools for Children with Cognitive Impairment
BACKGROUND:Difficulty assessing pain has been cited as one of the primary reasons for infrequent and inadequate assessment and analgesia for children with cognitive impairment (CI). SeveralExpand
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The prevalence of phantom sensation and pain in pediatric amputees.
Phantom sensations and pain occur with an unknown frequency in children. We hypothesized that such experiences are common among children, and occur more often than is recognized by health-careExpand
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Postoperative Apnea, Bradycardia, and Oxygen Desaturation in Formerly Premature Infants: Prospective Comparison of Spinal and General Anesthesia
Eighteen formerly premature infants scheduled for inguinal herniorrhaphy and who were less than 51 wk postconceptional age were assigned to either the general anesthesia group (GA:atropine,Expand
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Neuropathic pain in children: Special considerations.
Neuropathic pain is relatively uncommon in children. Although some syndromes closely resemble those found in adults, the incidence and course of the condition can vary substantially in children,Expand
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Pediatric Analgesic Clinical Trial Designs, Measures, and Extrapolation: Report of an FDA Scientific Workshop
Analgesic trials pose unique scientific, ethical, and practical challenges in pediatrics. Participants in a scientific workshop sponsored by the US Food and Drug Administration developed consensus onExpand
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Chest CT in children: anesthesia and atelectasis
BackgroundThere has been an increasing tendency for anesthesiologists to be responsible for providing sedation or anesthesia during chest CT imaging in young children. Anesthesia-related atelectasisExpand
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Continuous variability of fetal PO2 in the chronically catheterized fetal sheep.
A method of continuous monitoring of fetal intravascular PO2 at various sites in the circulation in the chronically catheterized fetal sheep for up to 41 days (mean 11.1 days) has been compared withExpand
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