An audit of paediatric pain prevalence, intensity, and treatment at a South African tertiary hospital

chris@csa.co.za
By chris@csa.co.za February 18, 2020 14:25

Pain in paediatric inpatients is common, under-recognised, and undertreated in resource-rich countries Little is known about the status of paediatric pain prevention and treatment in low- and middle-income countries.

Objectives: This audit aimed to describe the prevalence and severity of pain in paediatric patients at a tertiary hospital in South Africa. Method: A single-day prospective observational cross-sectional survey and medical chart review of paediatric inpatients at Grey’s Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Read More

chris@csa.co.za
By chris@csa.co.za February 18, 2020 14:25

Log In