Pain management and the effect of guidelines in neonatal units in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

@article{Gharavi2007PainMA,
  title={Pain management and the effect of guidelines in neonatal units in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.},
  author={Bahman Gharavi and Claus Schott and Mathias Nelle and Gernot Reiter and Otwin Linderkamp},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={
          652-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Painful invasive procedures are frequently performed on preterm infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The aim of the present study was to investigate current pain management in Austrian, German and Swiss NICU and to identify factors associated with improved pain management in preterm infants. METHODS A questionnaire was sent to all Austrian, German and Swiss pediatric hospitals with an NICU (n = 370). Pain assessment and documentation, use of analgesics for 13… CONTINUE READING

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