This article provides a review of current research regarding the use of acupuncture as a pain treatment strategy for pediatric patients with SCD experiencing acute pain. A literature review of scientific papers published within the last ten years was conducted on the topic. Acupuncture is feasible and acceptable, with statistically significant findings for effectiveness […]
QUESTION OF THE MONTH & VISUAL PEARL
QUESTION OF THE MONTH
A 3-month-old infant is undergoing pelvic surgery and will be a candidate for regional anesthesia. What important protein is deficient in newborns and infants (as compared to older children and adults) that can contribute to toxicity if amide local anesthetics are used?
B. Alpha-1 antiglobulin