Pediatric pain management: the multidisciplinary approach
Shannon Odell,1,2 Deirdre E Logan1,2
1Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 2Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Abstract: Chronic pain in children and adolescents is a growing problem and one that is increasingly being addressed with multidisciplinary treatment teams. This review summarizes different multidisciplinary clinics, focusing specifically on intensive pediatric pain rehabilitation centers. This review offers a summary of the challenges faced by these programs and areas for future study.
Keywords: pediatric pain rehabilitation, pediatric chronic pain, interdisciplinary, pain associated disability
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