Prevention and management of pain and stress in the neonate

D. Davis, D. Faucher, D. McMillan, A. Ohlsson, G. Pekeles, J. Van Aerde, M. Vincer, R. Walker, J. Watts, J. A. Lemons, L. R. Blackmon, Jr Kanto, H. M. MacDonald, C. A. Miller, L. A. Papile, W. Rosenfeld, C. T. Shoemaker, M. E. Speer, R. M. Ward, B. A. BatesD. G. McCarver, D. A. Notterman, P. D. Walson, D. N. Weismann, J. T. Wilson, L. J. Means, L. Ferrari, A. Bailey, Jr Brown, P. Davidson, P. J. Davis, J. K. Deshpande, T. J. Mancuso, M. Yaster, A. Coran, R. Andrassy, R. M. Arensman, R. Azizkhan, A. M. Kosloske, T. R. Weber

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This statement is intended for health care professionals caring for neonates (preterm to one month of age). The objectives of this statement are to: increase awareness that neonates experience pain; provide a physiological basis for neonatal pain and stress assessment and management by health care professionals; make recommendations for reduced exposure of the neonate to noxious stimuli and to minimize associated adverse outcomes; and recommend effective and safe interventions that relieve pain and stress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-47
Number of pages17
JournalPaediatrics and Child Health
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Pain assessment
  • Pain management
  • Pain prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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