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A longitudinal analysis of the development of infant facial expressions in responses to acute pain: Immediate and regulatory expressions
Facial expressions during infancy are important to examine as infants do not have the language skills to describe their experiences. This is particularly vital in the context of pain where infants depend solely on their ...
Chronic Pain in Hospitalized Infants: Health Professionals' Perspectives
Potentially significant numbers of infants hospitalized in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) experience chronic pain. However, the phenomenon of chronic pain in infancy has ...
Caregiver beliefs underlying infant pain judgments: Contrasts of parents, nurses and paediatricians
(Pain and Research Management, 2008)
BACKGROUND: Research suggests that caregivers’ beliefs pertaining to infant pain and which infant pain cues are perceived to be important play an integral role in pediatric pain assessment and management. OBJECTIVES: ...
Conditioning and Hyperalgesia in Newborns Exposed to Repeated Heel Lances
(American Medical Association, 2002)
Context Hospitalized infants undergo repeated invasive procedures. It is unknown whether cumulative experiences with pain lead to anticipatory pain behaviors and hyperalgesia. Objectives To determine whether newborns ...
Toy-mediated distraction: Clarifying the role of the agent of distraction and pre-needle distress
(Pain and Research Management, 2013)
BaCkGRound: Distraction has recently gained attention as a technique that may help reduce acute pain in infants and toddlers; however, results remain equivocal. It appears that these mixed results stem from a variety ...