Not knowing--the problem of pain in children with severe neurological impairment.

@article{Hunt2003NotKP,
  title={Not knowing--the problem of pain in children with severe neurological impairment.},
  author={Anne Hunt and Kiki Mastroyannopoulou and Ann Goldman and Kate Seers},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={171-83}
}
This study uses a grounded theory approach to explore the diagnostic and clinical decision-making processes used by parents and healthcare professionals in relation to pain in children with severe to profound neurological impairment. Three forms of knowledge are required for optimal pain assessment and management (1) knowing the child, (2) familiarity with children with the same or similar conditions and (3) knowing the science. Pain relief can be compromised by systems of care that fragment… CONTINUE READING

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