Selected Presentations & Publications for Dr. Allen Finley

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Siriraj International Visiting Scholar, Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
“Preventing unnecessary pain in pediatrics” – 2017-05-15
“Pain and pain assessment in children with cognitive and communication impairment” – 2017-05-15
“Pain management in the newborn” – 2017-05-16

10th Annual Pediatric Pain Master Class, Children’s Hospital of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
WHO Step 1 and more – Acetaminophen/Paracetamol, NSAIDs, COX-2 Inhibitors, and Dipyrone/Metamizole: Not just simple analgesia” – 2017-06-17
“Abdominal Afflictions — Principles and Practice in Visceral Pain” – 2017-06-18

Panel discussion: “Challenges in pharmacological management in low and high resource settings” 11th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 2017-07-07

“A child is not a small adult” and “Visceral pain in children” International Conference on Recent Advances in Pain Management, Pune, India: 2017-08-11

“Postoperative pain in children: Concepts of management” Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (Pune Chapter), Jehangir Hospital, Pune: 2017-08-12

“Pain is complicated. Children are complicated. It takes a team…” Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, Catalunya (Spain): 2017-10-20

“Pediatric Pain 101” 6th All-Africa Anaesthesia Congress, Abuja, Nigeria: 2017-11-21

“Recognition, belief, and trust: Complex pain in children and adolescents” 3rd Eastern-European Pain Congress, Kyiv, Ukraine: 2018-06-07

ChildKind International: Institutional change to solve children’s pain” Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence, 10th Annual Pediatric Global Health Conference, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: 2018-10-05

“Including parents as part of the pain team” Pain South Africa Academy, Cape Town, SA: 2018-12-01

“It’s time to change the world: Advocacy, institutional culture, and children’s pain” CHU Ste-Justine Journée contre la douleur 2019, Montréal: 2019-10-17

“Not Small Adults: Pediatric Pain and a Change in Culture” (keynote) 2nd Zero Pain Conference, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Butare (CHUB) — University of Rwanda: 2020-01-16

“Preventing Unnecessary Pain in Paediatrics — What Everyone Should Know” 2nd Zero Pain Conference, CHUB, Huye, Rwanda: 2020-01-16

SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (of 139 total; * = student author)

Troche SJ, Houlihan ME, Connolly JF, Dick BD, McGrath PJ, Finley GA, Stroink G. The effect of pain in involuntary and voluntary capture of attention. Eur J Pain 2015; 19(3): 350-357 [doi: 10.1002/ejp.553]

Twycross A, Forgeron P, Chorney J, Backman C, Finley GA. Pain as the neglected patient safety concern: Five years on. J Child Health Care 2016; 20(4): 537-541 [doi: 10.1177/1367493516643422]

Stevens B, Yamada J, Promislow S, Barwick M, Pinard M, and the CIHR Team in Children’s Pain. Pain assessment and management after a knowledge translation booster intervention. Pediatrics 2016; 138(4): e20153468

Finley GA. Pain after Surgery in Children and Infants. Fact sheet for the IASP Global Year Pain After Surgery 2017.

Betsch T, Gorodzinsky A, Finley GA, Sangster M, Chorney J. What’s in a name? Healthcare providers’ perceptions of pediatric pain patients based on diagnostic labels. Clin J Pain 2017; 33(8): 694-8 [doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000454]

Haider A, Scott JW, Gause CD, Meheš M, et al. Development of a unifying target and consensus indicators for global surgical systems strengthening: Proposed by the Global Alliance for Surgery, Obstetric, Trauma, and Anaesthesia Care (The G4 Alliance). World J Surg 2017; 41(10): 2426-2434 [doi:10.1007/s00268-017-4028-1]

Miró J, McGrath PJ, Finley GA, Walco GA. Pediatric chronic pain programs: Current and ideal practice. PAIN Reports 2017; 2(5): e613

Doca FNP, Costa AL, Finley GA, Linhares MBM. Pain in pediatric inpatients: Prevalence, characteristics, and management. Psychology & Neuroscience 2017; 10(4): 394-403 [doi: 10.1037/pne0000094]

Forgeron PA, Chambers CT, Cohen J, Dick B, Finley GA, Lamontagne C. Dyadic differences in friendships of adolescents with chronic pain compared to those without pain. PAIN 2018; 159(6): 1103-11

Kristjánsdóttir Ó, McGrath PJ, Finley GA, Kristjánsdóttir G, Siripul P, Mackinnon S, Yoshida Y. Cultural influences on parental responses to children’s pain. PAIN 2018; 159(10): 2035-49 [doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001289] (Editor’s Choice)

Latimer M, Sylliboy JR, Macleod E, Rudderham S, Francis J, Hutt-MacLeod D, Harman K, Finley GA. Creating a safe space for First Nations Youth to share their pain. PAIN Reports 2018; 3: e682

Latimer M, Rudderham S, Lethbridge L, MacLeod E, Harman K, Sylliboy JR, Filiaggi C, Finley GA. Occurrence and management of pain-related diagnoses comparing First Nation and non-First Nation children & youth. CMAJ 2018; 190(49): E1434-E1440 [doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180198]

von Baeyer CL, Stevens BJ, Craig KD, Finley GA, Johnston CJ, Grunau RVE, Chambers CT, Pillai Riddell RR, Stinson JN, McGrath PJ. Pain in Child Health from 2002 to 2015: The early years of an international research training initiative. Can J Pain 2019; 3(1): 1-7

Higginson A, Forgeron PA, Harrison D, Finley GA, Dick BD. Moving On: Transition experiences of young adults with chronic pain. Can J Pain 2019; 3(1): 85-97

Latimer M, Sylliboy JR, Frances J, Amey S, Rudderham S, Finley GA, MacLeod E, Paul K. Co-creating better pain care experiences for First Nation Children & Youth: the FIRST principles Emerge from Two-Eyed Seeing Approach. Paediatric & Neonatal Pain 2020 [] – online.