Pain relief is a human right, yet pain in children is an under-recognized problem around the world. The Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood of the International Association for the Study of Pain® is dedicated to improving pain prevention and treatment for children everywhere.
The SIG is a Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain®, the world's largest multidisciplinary organization focused specifically on pain research and treatment.
To promote education about pain in children.
To share relevant information about children’s pain control.
To advance our ability to alleviate children’s pain from an international and interdisciplinary perspective.
To encourage research, particularly multicenter studies, and studies which focus on unique problems of pediatrics, including newborns.
Do you have a question you'd like the community to weigh in on? Maybe you'd like to ask your colleagues about the best experimental techniques to use in the lab, how to improve clinical care, or even about unpublished data? Now you can with PRF's new Q & A feature. Steve Davidson, U of Cincinnati, and Jeffrey Petruska, U of Louisville, have each posed a question--one about place preference boxes, the other about local anesthetics--to get things started. We'd love to hear what you have to say! Read more here.