Association for the Study of Pain ®
Position Statement from
the SIG Pain in Childhood (PDF)
Childrens Pain Matters! Priority on Pain in
Infants, Children, and Adolescents
(or see text on SIG Home
Pediatric Pain: Science Helping Children. Pediatric Pain Research
Lab located in the IWK Grace Health Centre and the Psychology Department
of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
International Forum on Pediatric Pain (Nova Scotia, Canada)
An initiative to improve the quality of pain control for children in healthcare facilities worldwide, through the awarding of a special designation and accreditation to institutions that have implemented specific policies which are known to promote pain reduction.
Children's Pain Matters
Finley GA, Franck LS, Grunau RE, von Baeyer CL. Why children's pain matters. International Association for the Study of Pain. Pain: Clinical Updates, 2005;XIII(4):1-6. PDF from IASP® Pain: Clinical Updates
Pain Management Experts Guide
from the Mayday Fund Fellows Program: includes pediatric pain experts in USA & Canada
Year Against Pain in Childhood
2005-06 - resources from around the world.
About Kids Health - Pain. In collaboration with the Pain Team at
The Hospital for Sick Children, provides families with information on
pain in children.
Pediatric Pain Letter provides free, open-access, peer-reviewed
commentaries on pain in infants, children and adolescents.
The Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care: interdisciplinary
education and quality improvement program intended to enhance family-centered
care for children living with life-threatening conditions.
Pediatric Chronic Pain: A Position Statement from the American Pain
Society - Background, policy, and extensive references concerning
multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of chronic pain in children
Pain Research Unit, Sydney Children's Hospital - Tiina Jaaniste,
David Champion, and their colleagues in Sydney, Australia.
Pain and Your Child or Teen - from University of Michigan Health
Pain Management Clinical Practice Guidelines
from Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Guidelines for Opioid Infusion; Patient Controlled Analgesia; Epidural
Infusion; Ketamine Infusion; Intermittent IV Morphine Bolus; Postoperative
Nausea and Vomiting