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Why is pain in children ignored?

December 16th, 2013

Why is pain in children ignored? By Patrick McGrath It is hard to believe that in the mid 1980s it was standard care, even in many academic health centres, for infants to have open heart surgery with no anaesthesia but just a drug to keep the infant still. This practice [...] read more

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt (YouTube Video)

November 22nd, 2013

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Strategies for Helping Children with Shots and Needles Are your kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn’t have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research’s 2-minute video [...] read more

World Prematurity Day

November 18th, 2013

Yesterday, November 17th, was World Prematurity Day. 1 in 10 children are born premature. This high-risk population are especially vulnerable to a variety of adverse outcomes. Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo, a neonatal nurse practitioner and faculty member of the Centre for [...] read more

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt (YouTube Video)

November 4th, 2013

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt: Strategies for Helping Children with Shots and Needles Are your kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn’t have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research’s 2-minute video [...] read more

Helping those with chronic pain

October 30th, 2013

Watch an interview with Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo and Monica Brown (patient with chronic pain) on Global News this morning Click here to view the video.   Also, please attend our Cafe Scientifique on Monday November 4th at Just Us coffeehouse on Spring Garden Road in [...] read more

 
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