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When Children Feel Pain

From Everyday Aches to Chronic Conditions

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$27.95 • £24.95 • €25.95

ISBN 9780674185029

Publication Date: 08/30/2022


336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


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By providing targeted, practical recommendations backed by relevant scientific evidence and evidence-based practice and framed with recognizable, validating examples, When Children Feel Pain can help parents, as well as the myriad professionals who work with children, feel better prepared to support children when they experience pain and pain-associated medical, functional, and psychological challenges.—Mimi Stotsky, Pediatric Pain Letter

[An] alarming and accessible look at pediatric pain management… Their message that addressing pain beginning in childhood is not only an obligate kindness but essential for managing long-term health is a powerful one. This is worth a look for medical professionals and parents alike.Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Vital, eye-opening, and wildly helpful. It punctures both ignorance (babies don’t feel pain, have no memory of pain, and we can’t help them anyway) and denial (‘My baby? In pain?’). Every parent will come away from its pages enlightened.—Wendy Mogel, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and Voice Lessons for Parents

An absolute gem! This book weaves together cutting-edge scientific evidence, patient perspectives, and practical guidance on how to alleviate pain and suffering in children. With contributions from dozens of pediatric pain experts, the authors beautifully distill decades of data into easy-to-understand, actionable, and transformative tips. A must-read for pediatric providers and parents alike!—Rachael Coakley, author of When Your Child Hurts

From babies getting their first shots, to chronic pain and the stigma so often associated with it, Peachman and Wilson draw on their personal and professional insights to offer a new-and-improved understanding of pain and how to more effectively manage it. Well-researched, compelling, and empowering, this book will help anyone who has, cares for, or cares about children. Should be required reading for all medical students and children’s health professionals.—Laura A. Jana, author of Heading Home with Your Newborn and The Toddler Brain

A road map to relief! A must-read that distills the science of pain and provides readers with a practical plan to relieve the suffering of children. Learn how to restore children to healthy living and their best possible adulthood.—Beth Darnall, author of Less Pain, Fewer Pills and The Opioid-Free Pain Relief Kit

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