Pain in Neonates and Infants

K.J.S. Anand , B.J. Stevens , Patrick J. McGrath

This is a new edition of a highly regarded text in the series on Pain Research and Clinical Management . The book is now used as a standard reference text for those working in the field of neonatology and paediatric pain assessment and management. It provides a comprehensive resource of the latest information in the field for use by both researchers and clinicians. The text is intended for use by all professionals working in the field: neonatologists; pediatricians; anestheiologists; nurses; psychologists.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Overview of neonatal and infant pain. Development of peripheral and spinal nociceptive systems. Development of supraspinal pain processing. Long-term consequences of pain in human neonates. Long-term consequences of neonatal and infant pain from animal models. Assessment of pain in neonates and infants. Infant colic: clinical implications and current controversies. Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics of analgesic drugs. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of analgesic drugs. Evidence for systemic morphine and fentanyl analgesia. Central and peripheral regional analgesia and anesthesia. The social and environmental context in which pain is experienced in neonates. Pain and the human fetus. Viceral pain in infancy. Ethical issues in the treatment of neonatal and infant pain. Neonatal Pain in the Family and Social and Cultural Context. Evidence-based practice as a means for clinical decision-making. Pain in vulnerable populations and palliativ
  • Data Publicarii : 01 May 2007
  • Editie : 3 Rev ed
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 328
  • ISBN : 9780444520616
356.99 Lei
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