Prevention and Management of Pain and Stress in the Neonate Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • This statement is intended for health care professionals caring for neonates (preterm to 1 month of age). The objectives of this statement are to: 1. Increase awareness that neonates experience pain; 2. Provide a physiological basis for neonatal pain and stress assessment and management by health care professionals; 3. Make recommendations for reduced exposure of the neonate to noxious stimuli and to minimize associated adverse outcomes; and 4. Recommend effective and safe interventions that relieve pain and stress.

authors

  • Lemons, JA
  • Blackmon, LR
  • Kanto, WP
  • MacDonald, HM
  • Miller, CA
  • Papile, LA
  • Rosenfeld, W
  • Shoemaker, CT
  • Speer, ME
  • McMillan, DD
  • Ohlsson, A
  • Davis, DJ
  • Faucher, DJ
  • Van Aerde, JEE
  • Vincer, MJ
  • Walker, R
  • Lemons, J
  • Saigal, Saroj
  • Levitt, C
  • McCourt, C
  • Fraser-Askin, D
  • Leduc, L
  • Sauve, R

publication date

  • February 1, 2000