Painful therapeutic procedures are frequently necessary during emergency care of children, many of whom already have a painful and frightening injury or illness. Immobility for diagnostic radiological procedures in young children is also often required. These procedures are distressful for the children, their parents, and their healthcare providers. Inadequately relieved procedure-related pain and distress produces physiological and psychological reactions that have acute and long-term consequences [1–6].
|Title of host publication||Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room|
|Subtitle of host publication||A Multispecialty International Collaboration|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||70|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2012|