KEYWORDS: Perfusion Index, Pain Assessment
, Labor Analgesia.
This is especially important as until now there has been little understanding and applying related with this aspect of pain assessment
Neonatal Infant Pain Scale (NIPS) is used for the pain assessment
From the nurses' perspective, patient communication was reported to be a significant barrier to pain assessment
(Herr et al 2004).
Background: The current pain assessment
methods are strongly subjective and easily affected by outside influences, and there is an urgent need to develop a reliable objective and quantitative pain-monitoring indicator.
So why is she being told to make a 40-mile round trip to Barnsley for pain assessment
sessions that previously took place in Halifax - with no patient transport provided?
One verbal pain assessment
tool (VPAT) used in the clinical environment is the numeric rating scale (NRS).
Effective treatment of pain is contingent upon appropriate pain assessment
at regular intervals, as well as re-assessment after pain relief interventions (AAP Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, Task Force on Pain in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 2001).
Specific pain assessment
tools are available for use with children with PCI but there is limited evidence underpinning these tools' reliability, validity, and clinical utility .
However, no works focused on pain assessment
, diagnosis, and management in children affected by MPSs.
Although the literature has been prolific on the topic, proposing many validated tools for neonatal pain assessment
, most of them focus on acute and procedural pain .
Hence, observational pain assessment
instruments are warranted for these patients.