Japanese clinical guidelines for chronic pain in children and adolescents

  title={Japanese clinical guidelines for chronic pain in children and adolescents},
  author={Yuko Ishizaki and Hidehiro Yasujima and Yoshito Takenaka and Akira Shimada and Katsumi Murakami and Yoshimitsu Fukai and Nario Inouwe and Takakazu Oka and Mitsue Maru and Rie Wakako and Miyako Shirakawa and Mitsue Fujita and Yuri Fujii and Yuko Uchida and Y Ogimi and Yukiko Kambara and Akira Nagai and Ryota Nakao and Hidetaka Tanaka},
  journal={Pediatrics International},
Chronic pain is a common problem in pediatric practice. [] Key Method The guidelines consist of three domains: general introduction to chronic pain; chronic abdominal pain; and chronic headache. Each section contains information on the physiological mechanism, psychological aspects, assessment methods, and primary interventions for pediatric chronic pain. These guidelines are expected to help disseminate knowledge on primary interventions for chronic pain in children and adolescents.

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