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- DescriptionThe Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain brings together clinicians, educators, trainees and researchers to provide an authoritative resource on all aspects of pain in infants, children and youth.
- Author BiographyDr. McGrath, a clinical child psychologist has been a leading scientist in pain in children. His research on measurement, psychological mechanisms and treatment of pain has been focused on alleviating suffering. He has published 250 peer reviewed papers, 50 book chapters, 13 books and numerous patient manuals. His work has been recognized by numerous awards including being made Officer of the Order of Canada and election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He is currently a Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Canada Research Chair at Dalhousie University and Integrated VP Research and Innovation at the IWK Health Centre and Capital District Health Authority. Bonnie Stevens (RN, PhD) is a Professor in the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Toronto, and the Signy Hildur Eaton Chair in Paediatric Nursing Research, Associate Chief Nursing Research and a Senior Scientist in the Research Institute at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is also the Director of the University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain, the Co-Director of the Pain Centre at the Hospital for Sick Children, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Her research is focused on the assessment and management of pain in infants and children, and the effectiveness of knowledge translation strategies. She is currently the PI of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team in Children's Pain investigating innovative interactive interventions for translating paediatric pain research into clinical practice in 32 hospital units in 8 paediatric hospitals across Canada. Suellen Walker is Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. Following specialist training in paediatric anaesthesia and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, she obtained a Masters in Pain Medicine and was a Foundation Diplomate of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. She subsequently completed an MSc and PhD in developmental neurobiology of pain in London. Dr Walker has contributed to evidence-based acute pain guidelines, and her current research interests include developmental analgesic efficacy and safety, long-term effects of pain in early life, and evaluating chronic pain states in children.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication31/10/2013
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Series TitleOxford Textbook in Anaesthesia
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Noteillustrations (black and white, and colour)
- Weight1714 g
- Width228 mm
- Height277 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byBonnie J. Stevens,Patrick J. McGrath,Suellen M. Walker,William T. Zempsky
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