Children's pain at home following (adeno) tonsillectomy.

  title={Children's pain at home following (adeno) tonsillectomy.},
  author={Jan P. H. Hamers and Huda Huijer Abu-Saad},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  volume={6 3},
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and severity of children's pain at home following (adeno)tonsillectomies. The subjects were parents of 161 children (86 boys, 75 girls) undergoing myringotomies, adenoidectomies and (adeno)tonsillectomies. The mean age of the children was 5.5 years (SD=2.4; range 1-14). Parents were asked to assess the child's average pain on the day of operation and 7 days after the operation, using a 100 mm Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Parents from (adeno… CONTINUE READING

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