American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Pain Assessment among African Neonates

    Desire Aime Nshimirimana, Donald Kokonya, Jeanne Marie Claude Uwurukundo, Phocas Biraboneye, Fred Were, Cyprien Baribwira

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 4-9
    Received: 11 August 2016
    Accepted: 29 August 2016
    Published: 11 October 2016
    Abstract: Neonates who require treatment and venous drawing of blood samples in the newborn units are subjected to acute and painfully invasive procedures. Several tools to assess pain among newborns have been developed and are widely used in developed countries, but in Africa, there is limited experience in the assessment pain among newborns. This study ass... Show More