Drug Treatments for Chronic Pain in Children: Where's the Evidence?

Emma Fisher, Lauren C. Heathcote

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Pediatric chronic pain is widespread, under-recognized and undertreated. Best management usually involves a multimodal approach coordinated by a multidisciplinary team. The present commentary specifically discusses common pharmacological approaches to chronic pain in children, identifies gaps in knowledge and suggests several research directions that would benefit future clinical care.
Original languageEnglish
Article number402863
JournalInternational Association for the Study of Pain, Special Interest Group of Pain in Childhood’s newsletter
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2019


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