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Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain


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Section 1: Introduction 1: Anita M. Unruh and Patrick J. McGrath: History of pain in children 2: Bonnie Stevens and William Zempsky: Prevalence and distribution of pain in children 3: Suellen Walker: Long-term effects of early pain and injury: animal models 4: Ruth E. Grunau: Long-term effects of pain in children 5: M. Gabrielle Page, Anna Huguet, and Joel Katz: Prevention of the development and maintenance of paediatric chronic pain and disability Section 2: Biological basis of paediatric pain 6: Suellen Walker and Mark Baccei: Nociceptive signalling in the periphery and spinal cord 7: David Vega-Avelaira and Simon Beggs: Neuroimmune interactions and pain during postnatal development 8: Maria Fitzgerald: Central nociceptive pathways and descending modulation Section 3: Social and psychological basis of paediatric pain 9: Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Nicole M. Racine, Kenneth D. Craig, and Lauren Campbell: Psychological theories and biopsychosocial models in paediatric pain 10: Liesbet Goubert and Laura E. Simons: Cognitive styles and processes in paediatric pain 11: Ignasi Clemente: Pain in cultural and communicative contexts 12: Kathryn A. Birnie, Katelynn E. Boerner, and Christine T. Chambers: Families and pain 13: Paula Forgeron and Sara King: Pain, social relationships and school 14: Erin C. Moon and Anita M. Unruh: The effects of sex and gender on child and adolescent pain 15: Bruce Dick and Christine Chambers: Sleep and pain in children and adolescents Section 4: Pain in specific populations and diseases 16: John Belew, Chantel C. Barney, Scott Schwantes, Dick Tibboel, Abraham J. Valkenburg, and Frank J. Symon: Pain in children with intellectual or developmental disabilities 17: Jennifer Hickman, Jaya Varadarajan, and Steven J. Weisman: Paediatric cancer pain 18: Greta M. Palmer and Franz E. Babl: Pain management in major pediatric trauma and burns 19: Anna Taddio: Needle procedures 20: Joseph P. Cravero: Procedural sedation 21: Suellen Walker: Neuropathic pain in children 22: Peter Chira and Laura Schanberg: Inflammatory arthritis and arthropathy 23: Neil Schechter: Chronic pain syndromes in childhood: one trunk, many branches 24: Jacqui Clinch: Non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain 25: Carlton Dampier and Lamia Barakat: Pain in sickle cell disease 26: Akshay Batra, Amanda Bevan and R.Mark Beattie: Pain and gastroenterological diseases 27: Richard F Howard: Postoperative pain management 28: Ross Drake and Renee McCulloch: Pain in palliative care 29: Jennifer Schurman, Craig A. Friesen and Amanda Drews Deacy: Recurrent abdominal pain 30: Susan L. Sager and Marc R. Laufer: Chronic pelvic pain in children and adolescents 31: Andrew D. Hershey: Headaches 32: Martha Mherekumombe and John Collins: Persisting pain in childhood medical illness 33: Ralph Berberich and Neil Schechter: Common pain problems 34: Robert M. (Bo) Kennedy: Effective management of children's pain and anxiety in the emergency department Section 5: Measurement of pain 35: Grace Lee and Bonnie Stevens: Neonatal and infant pain assessment 36: Carl L von Baeyer: Self-report: the primary source in assessment after infancy 37: Jill MacLaren Chorney and C. Meghan McMurtry: Behavioural measures of pain 38: Susanne Brummelte, Tim Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig: Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children 39: Ravi Poorun and Rebeccah Slater: The neurophysiological evaluation of nociceptive responses in neonates 40: Christiane Hermann: Sensory processing and neurophysiological evaluation in children 41: See Wan Tham, Anna C. Wilson, and Tonya M. Palermo: Measurement of health-related quality of life and physical function Section 6: Pharmacological interventions 42: Kim Chau and Gideon Koren: Principles of pain pharmacology in paediatrics 43: Brian J Anderson: The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acetaminophen 44: Gareth Hathway: Developmental pharmacology of opioids 45: Scott A. Strassels: Opioids in clinical practice 46: Navil Sethna, Pradeep Dinakar, and Karen Boretsky: Interventional pain management techniques for chronic pain 47: William Zemspky: Topical anaesthetics and analgesics 48: Sachin Rastogi and Fiona Campbell: Drugs for neuropathic pain 49: Denise Harrison, Vanessa Anselone, Janet Yamada and Mariana Bueno: Sucrose and sweet taste Section 7: Psychosocial interventions 50: Deirdre Logan, Rachael Coakley, and Brittany Barber: Cognitive-behavioural interventions 51: Keith Slifer, Adrianna Amari and Cynthia Maynard Ward: Operant treatment 52: Chantal K. LeBlanc and Christine T. Chambers: Child life interventions in paediatric pain 53: Lindsey L. Cohen, Laura Cousins and Sarah Martin: Procedural pain distraction 54: Christina Liossi, Leora Kuttner, Chantal Wood and Lonnie Zeltzer: Hypnosis and relaxation 55: Jennifer Stinson and Lindsay Jibb: New information and communication technologies for pain Section 8: Physical interventions 56: Susan M. Tupper, Mary Swiggum, Deb O'Rourke, and Mike Sangster: Physical therapy interventions for pain in childhood and adolescence 57: Liisa Holsti, Catherine Backman and Joyce Engel: Occupational therapy 58: Celeste Johnston and Marsha Campbell-Yeo: Mothercare for procedural pain in infants Section 9: Special topics 59: Joy A. Weydert: Complementary drugs-herbs, vitamins, and dietary supplements for pain and symptom management 60: Lonnie K Zeltzer: Complementary therapy in paediatric pain 61: Janet Yamada and Alison Hutchinson: Theory-informed approach to translating pain evidence into practice 62: Mark Embrett and Norman Buckley: Organizational systems in paediatric pain 63: Alison Twycross and Susan O'Conner: Education for paediatric pain 64: Gary A. Walco and Maureen C. Kelley: The ethics of pain control in infants and children 65: Miriam O. Ezenwa and Anna Huguet: Sociodemographic disparities in pediatric pain management: relationships and predictors

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Dr. McGrath, a clinical child psychologist has been a leading scientist in pain in children. His research on measurement, psychological mechanisms and treatment of pain has been focused on alleviating suffering. He has published 250 peer reviewed papers, 50 book chapters, 13 books and numerous patient manuals. His work has been recognized by numerous awards including being made Officer of the Order of Canada and election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He is currently a Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Canada Research Chair at Dalhousie University and Integrated VP Research and Innovation at the IWK Health Centre and Capital District Health Authority. Bonnie Stevens (RN, PhD) is a Professor in the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Toronto, and the Signy Hildur Eaton Chair in Paediatric Nursing Research, Associate Chief Nursing Research and a Senior Scientist in the Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is also the Director of the University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain, the Co-Director of the Pain Centre at the Hospital for Sick Children, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Her research is focused on the assessment and management of pain in infants and children, and the effectiveness of knowledge translation strategies. She is currently the PI of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team in Children's Pain investigating innovative interactive interventions for translating paediatric pain research into clinical practice in 32 hospital units in 8 paediatric hospitals across Canada. Suellen Walker is Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. Following specialist training in paediatric anaesthesia and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, she obtained a Masters in Pain Medicine and was a Foundation Diplomate of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. She subsequently completed an MSc and PhD in developmental neurobiology of pain in London. Dr Walker has contributed to evidence-based acute pain guidelines, and her current research interests include developmental analgesic efficacy and safety, long-term effects of pain in early life, and evaluating chronic pain states in children.


`This is a unique book. There is no other that is as thorough and exhaustive in its discussion of comprehensive pain management in children. The breadth of discussion of chronic pain in children makes it a must read for all pain fellows, pediatricians, and pediatric intensivists.' Doody's Notes `Professionals in many different specialities will benefit from the book... a very thorough and comprehensive overview of pain problems in children and adolescents.' Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association `This textbook will justifiably become the reference textbook for health professionals involved in managing children with pain.' Australian Pain Society

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