Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 2
Subject Area: Medicine
Pages: 1175-1181
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016222.1175
Published online: 29 June 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Apr-Jun;22(2):1175-1181
Nikolay Yanev1 Corresponding Autor, Mila Vlaskovska2,
1) University Hospital of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.

The article clarifies that pain is a multidimensional phenomenon both in adults and children. The authors reviewed the literature and surveyed the clinical data on the management of pain in pediatric patients. The conclusion was made that pain management in pediatric patients needs adequate management and effective pharmacotherapy with non-opioid and opioid analgesics. Data for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics characteristics of frequently used analgesic drugs are summarized. The authors include useful schemas of pharmacotherapy with nonopioid as well as opioid analgesics and practical guidelines for pain management in clinical ward or outpatient departments.

Key words: pediatric patients, pain management, opioids, non-opioid analgesics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics,

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Yanev N, Vlaskovska M. TREATMENT OF PAIN IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. J of IMAB. 2016 Apr-Jun;22(2):1175-1181. DOI:

Correspondence to: Nikolay Yanev, University Hospital of Maxillo-Facial Surgery; 1 Georgy Sofiiski blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 12 April 2016
Published online: 29 June 2016

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