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dolor agudo en niños

dolor agudo en niños

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The recognition andassessment of acutepain in children
clinical practice guidelines
2 0 0 9
Update of full guideline
The recognition andassessment of acutepain in children
clinical practice guidelines
Update of full guideline
RCN Legal Disclaimer
This publication contains information, advice and guidance to helpmembers of the RCN. It is intended for use within the UK but readersare advised that practices may vary in each country and outside the UK.The information in this publication has been compiled fromprofessional sources, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. Whilst everyeffort has been made to ensure the RCN provides accurate and expertinformation and guidance, it is impossible to predict all thecircumstances in which it may be used. Accordingly, to the extentpermitted by law, the RCN shall not be liable to any person or entitywith respect to any loss or damage caused or alleged to be causeddirectly or indirectly by what is contained in or left out of thisinformation and guidance.Published by the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square,London, W1G 0RN© 2009 Royal College of Nursing. All rights reserved. Other than aspermitted by law no part of this publication may be reproduced, storedin a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any meanselectronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, withoutprior permission of the Publishers or a licence permitting restrictedcopying issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency, Saffron House, 6-10Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS. This publication may not be lent,resold, hired out or otherwise disposed of by ways of trade in any formof binding or cover other than that in which it is published, without theprior consent of the Publishers.
Quick reference guide3Full guideline7
Disclaimer7GDG membership and acknowledgements7Abbreviations8Glossary8
1.Background and scope9
1.1Background to the updating process91.2Clinical need for the guideline91.3Aims of the guideline101.3.1Primary aims101.3.2Who the guideline is for101.3.3What is covered by the guideline101.3.4What is not covered by the guideline101.3.5Health care setting10
2.Principles of practice11
2.1Patient-centred care112.2A collaborative interdisciplinary approach to care112.3Organisational issues11
3.1Summary of guideline revision 123.2Updated search tools for assessing pain in children without cognitive impairment123.2.1Rationale for an evidence-based method123.2.2Search133.2.3Appraising the research133.2.3.1Study level appraisal133.2.3.2Tool level appraisal143.2.4Study quality153.2.5Validation with video tapes153.3Updated search tools for assessing pain in children with cognitive impairment153.4Which tools should be used to assess pain intensity?153.5How should these tools be used?153.5.1Rationale for presenting recommendations153.6Review and updating15
4.Assessing pain in children without cognitive impairment17

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