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Pain management in babies

Babies can experience pain, but they can’t tell you how they are feeling. Learn the signs that your baby might be in pain and how you can help to soothe them.

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Medicines for your child

Here is some practical and reliable advice about giving your sick infant or child medicine, including what is the right dosage and possible side effects.

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Opioid (pain reliever) infusion | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

When children have strong pain due to surgery, injury or illness, they need constant pain relief

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Control of Pain in Children (Paediatric Pain Management) | HealthEngine Blog

Paediatric Pain Management: Paediatric Pain Management is the Control of Pain in Children.  Pain can be associated with numerous paediatric diseases and conditions and the patient may require Paediatric Pain Management.

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Episode 19: Opioids special #1: Tapering opioids in partnership with patients with chronic non-cancer pain

In this episode Dr Anna Samecki talks with accredited pharmacist Kara Joyce, who has been overseeing the new NPS MedicineWise program on Dementia and changed behaviours: a person-centred approach.

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Allergic reactions to aspirin and other pain killers - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Aspirin has long been used to reduce pain from inflammation (redness and swelling) and injury, as well as fever. Although it was originally isolated from plants in the early 1800's, aspirin is now made synthetically. A number of similar synthetic non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) have also been introduced.

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Analgesia - Patient or nurse controlled | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is it? Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) allows your child to safely self-deliver strong pain relieving medicine, such as morphine (an opioid), via a special machine attached to an intravenous line (IV)

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RANZCOG - Pain Relief in Labour and Childbirth

Every woman experiences pain in a different way. The way you experience pain depends on your emotional, psychological, social, motivational and cultural circumstances. Every woman responds and copes differently with the pain of labour and childbirth.

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ANZCA | Pain relief and having a baby

Labour is among the most painful human experiences.

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Pain during childbirth | HealthEngine Blog

Almost all women experience pain during childbirth which varies in severity. There are different pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment of pain during childbirth.

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