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2023 Jan 01

Pediatr Emerg Care



Initial Pain Assessment and Management in Pediatric Burn Patients Presenting to a Major Trauma Center in Saudi Arabia.


Alrashoud A, Imtiaz A, Masmali M, Zayedi A, Jennings PA, Akkam A, Mitra B
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2023 Jan 01; 39(1):e20-e23.
PMID: 36580895.


Pediatric burn injury is a traumatic experience for affected children and their families. Burn pain is frequently undertreated and may adversely affect patient experience and outcomes. The aim of this study was to investigate the current practice of initial pediatric burn pain assessment and management at a major trauma center in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.