PEP-Booklet_Pain – What is pain and what can I do about it?
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Free Apps for children
The Hospital for Sick Children, also known as SickKids, have developed a series of mobile apps to empower patients, families and health-care professionals and to help them manage pain in children. See the list of Apps here.
Pain Toolbox for children living with a disability
The Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Canada supports children and youth living with a disability or medical complexity. You can download the Chronic Pain Assessment Toolbox for Children with Disabilities – a compendium of resources based upon high quality research evidence and intended to support the assessment of chronic pain in pediatric disability clinical practice.
Video explaining Migraine
You can watch this video: Migraine: How it works and how to get it under control on YouTube
It doesn’t have to hurt
The #itdoesnthavetohurt initiative has many resources on how to manage a child’s pain
The Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) has a Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) with Toolkits and Resources on paediatric pain management.
Centre for Pediatric Pain Research
The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research is doing research and provides information and resources to ensure that parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals have the most up to date knowledge and tools available to assess and manage children’s pain.
An education cartoon for children with chronic pain
You can watch a video on YouTube: “Understanding pain and what’s to be done about it … in 10 minutes” This video and many other resources has been developed by the German Paediatric Pain Centre website
Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research’s 2-minute video to learn some tips about how medical procedures on kids can be easier for everyone
(Click here if you want to watch on YouTube)