The BBC recently featured Children's Pain Medicine Care Complex and its unique plight against constant and incurable pain in children.
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When your child is having surgery at Children’s National Health System, the Pre-Operative Care Clinic’s (POCC) team of pediatric professionals screens patients for surgery and creates a specific care plan for each patient.
In this post, Sean Alexander, MD, Director of Inpatient Pain Medicine and the Medical Director of the Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex, explains how parents and caregivers can help children manage their pain post-surgery.
Northern Virginia Magazine has named more than 45 Children’s National Health System physicians to their list of 2015 “Top Doctors.” The leading pediatric physicians included in this elite list represent many specialties within Children’s National including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, Otolaryngology, Urology, and Surgery.
Julie Finkel, MD, and her team at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation are working to develop devices and alternate ways to help understand and measure pain in children who can't express their discomfort. Dr. Finkel spoke to the Atlantic about pain medicine.