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Validation of the numerical rating scale for pain intensity and unpleasantness in pediatric acute postoperative pain: sensitivity to change over time
This study evaluates the construct validity (including sensitivity to change) of the numerical rating scale (NRS) for pain intensity (I) and unpleasantness (U) and participant pain scale preferences in children/adolescents ...
Reliability and validity of the Child Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale (CPASS) in a clinical sample of children and adolescents with acute postsurgical pain
Pain anxiety refers to the cognitive, emotional, physiological, and behavioural reactions to the experience or anticipation of pain. The Child Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale (CPASS) has recently been developed and validated ...
Parental risk factors for the development of pediatric acute and chronic postsurgical pain: a longitudinal study
(Dove Medical Press Ltd., 27/09/2013)
Background: The goal of this longitudinal study was to examine the associations among psychological factors and pain reports of children and their parents over the 12 month period after pediatric surgery. Materials and ...
Training highly qualified health research personnel: The Pain in Child Health consortium
(Pain and Research Management, 2017)
Background and Objectives: Pain in Child Health (PICH) is a transdisciplinary, international research training consortium. PICH has been funded since 2002 as a Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research of the ...
Pain-related psychological correlates of pediatric acute post-surgical pain
(Dove Medical Press Ltd., 12/11/2012)
Background: Post-surgical pain is prevalent in children, yet is significantly understudied. The goals of this study were to examine gender differences in pain outcomes and pain-related psychological constructs postoperatively ...
Identification of pain-related psychological risk factors for the development and maintenance of pediatric chronic postsurgical pain
(Dove Medical Press Ltd., 04/03/2013)
Background: The goals of this study were to examine the trajectory of pediatric chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) over the first year after surgery and to identify acute postsurgical predictors of CPSP. Methods: Eighty-three ...