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Third Annual Pediatric Pain Warrior Family Summer Camp

A summer camp is now open for applications that may be of interest to your patients living with chronic pain. This five-day summer camp will take place from June 23 to June 27, 2024, at Morgan’s Camp in San Antonio, Texas. The camp is designed for pediatric pain warriors and their families to come together, […]

IV Dexamethasone Does Not Prolong Pudendal Nerve Blocks

A new randomized control trial published in Pediatric Anesthesia was designed to investigate the benefit of intravenous dexamethasone for enhancing the effect of pudendal block on postoperative analgesia in children who underwent hypospadias surgery. Follow the link for full results!  

Core Outcomes in Pediatric Persistent Pain

Dr. Tonya Palermo has shared a website on the Core Outcomes in Pediatric Persistent Pain that summarizes her team’s recently completed work funded by the Mayday Foundation to update a core outcome set in pediatric persistent pain and to recommend measures for the outcome domains. This is of importance to members who conduct research in […]

Mepivacaine Dosing for Spinal Anesthesia in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

A new paper in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine has been published, authored by SPPM member Dr. Michelle Carley, sharing her center’s experience with Mepivacaine for spinal anesthesia, as a shorter acting alternative to bupivacaine for ambulatory surgery cases in the pediatric population.  Read the full study here:

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