Nurses Managing Pediatric Pain at CHLA

Taking care of the discomfort as well as comprehending of children while they remain in the medical facility is a top concern for a speedy healing.

Since 1998, registered nurse experts Debbie Jury, NP as well as Megan Middleton, NP have actually committed 100% of their time to this endeavor.

Research study right into the nervous system of kids reveals they experience higher pain than grownups, making this a vital element of patient treatment at our health center. The goal of the discomfort administration group is to supply pain alleviation with minimum adverse effects.

Dr. Giovanni Cucchiaro, Director of the Comfort Pain Management Program, discusses exactly how he as well as his team work to offer optimal comfort utilizing standard techniques, along with different therapies including massage treatment, acupuncture and gos to from the Animal-Assisted Therapy Program.

Principal Nursing Officer, Mary Dee Hacker, RN, discusses the role our registered nurses have in reducing pain for clients.

Discomfort Management Care is coordinated by teams within our:

* Comfort, Pain and also Palliative Care Program (CPPC).
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* Animal-Assisted Therapy Program.
http://www.chla.org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.3579171/k.CC51/Visitors_on_4_Legs.htm.

* Heart Touch Massage Program.
http://www.chla.org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.3642217/k.BDE4/Massage.htm.

TEAM MEMBER FEATURED:.
* Giovanni Cucchiaro, MD.
* Mary Dee Hacker, Registered Nurse, MBA.
* Debbie Jury, NP.
* Megan Middleton, NP.

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