Postoperative pain assessment and management in adolescents.

@article{Gillies1999PostoperativePA,
  title={Postoperative pain assessment and management in adolescents.},
  author={Marjorie L Gillies and Lorraine Nancy Smith and W LI Parry-Jones},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1999},
  volume={79 2-3},
  pages={207-15}
}
A 3-year study investigated the experience and management of postoperative pain following elective surgery in an adolescent sample, using a variety of valid, reliable instruments and semi-structured interviews. In addition to the adolescent subjects, the views of one parent of each adolescent were sought and a sample of health professionals comprising surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses were interviewed about acute pain in adolescent patients. This paper presents some of the main findings… CONTINUE READING

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