Table 1: Baseline characteristics of hospital pediatric nurses.

Time spent by the nurses with patients in pain (%)
 0 to 50 37 (33.3%)
 51 to 75 20 (18.0%)
 76 to 10054 (48.6%)
Years of nursing experience
 1 to 5 54 (48.6%)
 6 to 1033 (29.7%)
 >10 24 (21.6%)
Years of pediatric nursing experience
 1 to 5 61 (55.0%)
 6 to 10 33 (29.7%)
 >10 17 (15.3%)
Are you a member of an organization or association of nursing?
 No108 (97.3%)
 Yes3 (2.7%)
Are you a member of a committee of hospital nursing?
 No 111 (100%)
Does your pediatric facility have a Pain Management Protocol?
 No66 (59.5%)
 Unknown 45 (40.5%)
Does your pediatric facility have a Pain Management Critical Pathway?
 No57 (51.4%)
 Unknown 54 (48.6%)
Does your pediatric facility have a Pain Management Committee?
 No26 (23.4%)
 Unknown 84 (75.7%)
How many professional journals do you read monthly?
 0 71 (64.0%)
 124 (21.6%)
 2 to 416 (14.4%)