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Friday, September 23, 2016

The Difficulty Of Treating Children's Pain

"As if things weren’t difficult enough, the AAP Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine has published a clinical report in the September Pediatrics that aims to remind providers that it is “time to say no” to one of the our most popular pain medications: codeine. Sadly, the authors are not raising new concerns. Instead, they are once again pointing out serious problems with this drug, problems we have known about for over a decade that have resulted in deaths and inadequately treated pain."

American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for End to Pediatric Codeine Use…Again

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