When children feel pain : from everyday aches to chronic conditions / Rachel Rabkin Peachman and Anna C. Wilson.
- ISBN: 9780674185029
- ISBN: 0674185021
- Physical Description: viii, 317 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2022
"What every parent (and practitioner) needs to know" -- Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-299) and index.
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Introduction Beyond Boo-Boos -- Addressing short-term pain in children can have long-term payoffs -- How and Why Do We Feel Pain? -- Demystifying the neurobiology of this fiery signal -- Little Kids Won't Remember It Anyway, Right? -- A look back at our historical lack of pediatric pain prevention -- Ouch! -- Easing the sting of shots -- Scars from the NICU -- Even when wounds are not visible, they can leave their marks -- Surgeries, Minor Medical Procedures, and Hospital Visits -- How we prepare for these events and how kids remember them -- My Tummy Hurts -- The reason and the relief for a classic childhood complaint -- When the Pain Is in Your Head -- Frequent headaches can be managed-and should never be ignored -- Too Much Pain, No Gain -- The rise of sports injuries-and how to avoid getting sidelined -- Pain as a Disease State -- When the nervous system goes awry-and how to correct course -- More than Just Medication -- Multidisciplinary treatments for lessening children's suffering -- It Runs in the Family -- The power that parents have to affect a child's response to pain -- The Invisible Burden of Pain -- When stigma and bias lead to isolation and depression, social support can help -- Epilogue Stopping the Cycle -- Keeping chronic pain from recurring in the next generation
"Childhood pain is a widespread problem, yet it often goes untreated. The result can be long-term ill health. Drawing on the latest research, two leading voices on pediatric pain show parents, teachers, and medical practitioners how to help when they are needed most, attuning adults to practical strategies that make real difference in kids' lives"-- Provided by publisher.
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|Subject:||Pain in children.
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