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Expert guidance on treating pain in children through #CPCDialog

Last week ICPCN held an informative #CPCdialog tweetchat on the important topic of ‘Pain in Children’. Tweetchat guests were paediatric pain experts Dr Christine Chambers and Dr Allen Finley, both from Dalhousie University. An important array of topics and resources were shared during the hour long session. What follows are some of the questions posed to […]

Pain in Children Tweetchat – 29 March

ICPCN will be hosting a ‘Pain in Children’ tweetchat on Wednesday, 29 March. The management of pain in children is an important aspect of children’s palliative that will be addressed in the ICPCN’s upcoming #CPCdialog tweetchat. ‘Guest-tweeters’ will be pain experts Dr Christine Chambers and Dr Allen Finely. Dr Christine Chambers is the Canada Research […]

Paediatric palliative Care research priorities in a Cochrane context: From priorities to answerable questions

Personal reflections from Dr Susie Lapwood on an inspirational day. It was nearly 3 years ago that I made my first (but long overdue) direct contact with the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care group (PaPaS). I had been working in paediatric palliative care (PPC) for over 15 years, and had spent much of my […]

Ensuring and restoring balance in opioid usage worldwide

ICPCN in collaboration with nine other regional, national and international palliative care organisations is calling for the safe and balanced use of opioids – drugs that act on the nervous system to relieve pain. Balanced access to controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes is critical both to ensuring rational access to these medicines, and preventing […]