Journal article

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

Abstract

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 ..

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