Chronic pain management in children and young people
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Chronic pain management in children and young people

Lynne Pearce Health writer

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Chronic pain – defined as persisting or recurring for longer than three months – is a significant global public health problem for children, with a negative impact on their emotional, physical and social development and function, says the World Health Organization (WHO). There is also a significant effect on the lives of their families and caregivers.

Nursing Children and Young People. 33, 3, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.33.3.6.s2

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