Chronic pain and the child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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This article presents a summary of nursing issues concerning the assessment and management of pain in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). Following a brief description of the difference between acute and chronic pain and a description of JRA, the developmental issues relating to pain assessment in this population are discussed. Three pain assessment tool alternatives are presented. Finally, current strategies for pain relief and treatment of children with JRA are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-23
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Pediatric Health Care
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

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Juvenile Arthritis
Pain Measurement
Chronic Pain
Acute Pain
Pain Management
Nursing
Pain
Population
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Chronic pain and the child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. / Page, G. G.

In: Journal of Pediatric Health Care, Vol. 5, No. 1, 01.1991, p. 18-23.

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