Assessment and management of pain in the paediatric patient
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Assessment and management of pain in the paediatric patient

Ingrid Baulch Acute pain sister, Anaesthetic Department, Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust, London

A combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions can ensure the highest standard of care in the management of pain in children. Nurses are in a prime position to care for children and educate them and their parents on effective pain management strategies.

Nursing Standard. 25, 10,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.11.25.10.35.c8091