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Giving Tuesday – November 28, 2023

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for being part of SPPM, a Society dedicated to “Better Care of Children in Pain.” Your work, engagement and the vital contributions to pediatric pain management have made a difference to children’s lives, but together we can strive to do even more. On this Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2023, when communities, organizations […]

SPPM 11th Annual Meeting – Registration is OPEN!

Please join us for the Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine (SPPM) 11th Annual Meeting at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA on April 11, 2024*. We hope to see you in Anaheim! However, if you are unable to join us in-person, please register to attend virtually. Click here to learn more about the program! *Join us on […]

Ultrasound-guided Spinal Anesthesia in Infants: A Narrative Review

A new narrative review has been published in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine by several SPPM members from Boston Children’s Hospital, on the use of ultrasound for spinal anesthesia in infants, as a tool to improve first pass success. The paper includes tips, various techniques to improve success for the procedure and ultrasound images. Study […]

An Opioid-minimizing Multimodal Pain Regimen Reduces Opioid Exposure and Pain in Trauma-injured Patients at High Risk for Opioid Misuse

This study is the first to show the moderating influence of opioid misuse risk on the effectiveness of an opioid-minimizing multimodal pain regimen. The Opioid Risk Tool was useful in identifying high-risk patients for whom the Multimodal Analgesic Strategies for Trauma multimodal pain regimen is recommended for perioperative pain management.  Read the study here:

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