Postoperative paediatric pain prevalence: A retrospective analysis in a university teaching hospital.

@article{Avian2016PostoperativePP,
  title={Postoperative paediatric pain prevalence: A retrospective analysis in a university teaching hospital.},
  author={Alexander Avian and Brigitte Messerer and Gerit Wuensch and Annelie Martina Weinberg and Andreas Sandner Kiesling and Andrea Berghold},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={62},
  pages={36-43}
}
BACKGROUND Overall pain prevalence in paediatric patients is well documented, but relatively little attention has been paid to pain prevalence and intensity on specific postoperative days within the first week following an operation. OBJECTIVES To evaluate reported pain prevalence on the day of surgery and each day during the following week and to analyse pain trajectories. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Single centre university hospital. PARTICIPANTS 815 postoperative children and… CONTINUE READING
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