International Journal of Pediatrics

Pediatric Pain Management and Sedation


Publishing date
01 Aug 2010
Status
Published
Submission deadline
01 Feb 2010

1Division of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, the Hospital for Sick Children. University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8

2Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA

3Division of Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA


Pediatric Pain Management and Sedation

Description

The scope and providers of pediatric sedations outside the traditional operating room have increased in many parts of the world. There is also increased awareness towards providing analgesia and anxiolysis for pediatric patients. Sedations are performed for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes by pediatricians, emergency physicians, dentists, radiologist, and nurses in addition to intensivists, and anaesthesiologist.

The special issue aims to provide a survey of current developments and new approaches in the field of pediatric sedation and analgesia. Authors are encouraged to submit original papers discussing their own work or discuss current trends and possible future developments in this area. Other types of submissions within the broad topic of pediatric sedation and analgesia will also be considered.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Analgesia in children
  • Clinical assessment of pain in different age groups
  • Guidelines for Pediatric sedation
  • Pain management and sedation of newborns
  • Pediatric sedation in developing countries
  • Pharmacology of drugs and drug combinations used in sedation
  • Fasting guidelines
  • The pediatric airway
  • Implementing sedation programs
  • Safety and monitoring of pediatric sedation
  • Anticipating, avoiding and managing complications

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijped/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/, according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 454731
  • - Editorial

Pediatric Pain Management and Sedation

Savithiri Ratnapalan | Keira P. Mason | Sharon E. Mace
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 701257
  • - Review Article

Pediatric Sedation: A Global Challenge

David Gozal | Keira P. Mason
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 828347
  • - Review Article

Capnography and the Bispectral Index—Their Role in Pediatric Sedation: A Brief Review

Maria Sammartino | Barbara Volpe | ... | Alessandro D'Addessi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 825657
  • - Review Article

Management of Pain in Children with Burns

M. Gandhi | C. Thomson | ... | S. Enoch
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 825079
  • - Case Report

Extended Infusion of Dexmedetomidine to an Infant at Sixty Times the Intended Rate

Bryan A. Max | Keira P. Mason
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 748564
  • - Clinical Study

Clinical Effectiveness of an Anesthesiologist-Administered Intravenous Sedation Outside of the Main Operating Room for Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Thailand

Somchai Amornyotin | Prapun Aanpreung
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 474838
  • - Review Article

Pain in Children: Assessment and Nonpharmacological Management

Rasha Srouji | Savithiri Ratnapalan | Suzan Schneeweiss
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 189142
  • - Review Article

Sedation and Analgesia in Children with Developmental Disabilities and Neurologic Disorders

Todd J. Kilbaugh | Stuart H. Friess | ... | Jimmy W. Huh
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 934298
  • - Review Article

Professional Skills and Competence for Safe and Effective Procedural Sedation in Children: Recommendations Based on a Systematic Review of the Literature

Piet L. J. M. Leroy | Daphne M. Schipper | Hans (J.) T. A. Knape
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2010
  • - Article ID 975313
  • - Clinical Study

Development of a Pain Management Protocol for a Paediatric Ward in the Gambia, West Africa

Lisa M. Puchalski Ritchie | Stephen R. C. Howie | Pamela Collier Njai
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