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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--85

Pain management in pediatric age group


Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Relief, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
R Namrata
Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Relief, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.53590

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The management of pain in palliative care of children is somewhat different from that in adults.The use of opioids in pediatric palliative care presents some unique challenges. Confident and rational use of opioids, illustrated by WHO Guidelines is essential for adequate management of pain in children with life limiting conditions.






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