Good Practice in Postoperative and Procedural Pain: Craniotomy and Major Neurosurgery Mobile App
The Good Practice in Postoperative and Procedural Pain: Craniotomy and Major Neurosurgery mobile app is intended to be used by professionals involved in the acute care of children undergoing pain management after surgery or for painful medical procedures.
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It is designed to provide evidence-based information on the assessment of pain and the efficacy of pain management strategies. The app includes advice on the assessment of pain including evidence levels and grade of recommendation specific to Craniotomy and Major Neurosurgery. Craniotomy is most frequently performed for tumor surgery, repair of vascular anomalies and surgery for epilepsy. Posterior fossa craniotomy, a relatively invasive approach, is more frequently indicated in children than adults yet in common with other pediatric neurosurgical procedures postoperative pain and analgesia requirements postoperative and neurosurgical pain respectively. A GoCanvas account can be specified as being HIPAA compliant.