Pain in hospitalized children: Effect of a multidimensional knowledge translation strategy on pain process and clinical outcomes.
Bonnie J Stevens, Janet Yamada, Carole A Estabrooks, Jennifer Stinson, Fiona Campbell, Shannon D Scott, Greta Cummings, undefined CIHR Team in Children's Pain
Pain | Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) | Published : 2014
Hospitalized children frequently receive inadequate pain assessment and management despite substantial evidence to support effective pediatric pain practices. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of a multidimensional knowledge translation intervention, Evidence-based Practice for Improving Quality (EPIQ), on procedural pain practices and clinical outcomes for children hospitalized in medical, surgical and critical care units. A prospective cohort study compared 16 interventions using EPIQ and 16 standard care (SC) units in 8 Canadian pediatric hospitals. Chart reviews at baseline (time 1) and intervention completion (time 2) determined the nature and frequency of painful ..View full abstract
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