[Pain in newborns and children].

  title={[Pain in newborns and children].},
  author={Francesca Plaja and Mt Alesi},
  journal={Professioni infermieristiche},
  volume={57 3},
Pain is a mechanism of defense in response to damaged tissue in order to determine a response to remove the cause of damage. Attention to pain control is considered a quality index in the pediatric care newborn infants react to pain with changes in cardiac and respiratory rate, blood pressure, blood gas, grimace, palm sweating, crying, sleep/awake rythm. Measuring pain in child is based on: history of the child, changes in behaviour adn vital parameters. Being able to explain pain depends on… CONTINUE READING

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