Posted on

Design and reporting characteristics of clinical trials of select chronic and recurrent pediatric pain conditions: An ACTTION systematic review

Chronic and recurrent pain are common in the pediatric population, with median prevalences ranging from 11-38% reported in the literature depending on the type of pain and criteria used to define chronic and recurrent pain.25 However, a paucity of clinical trials is available that provide adequate evidence to inform pediatric pain management and evidence-based treatment guidelines.13 Many of the current pediatric pain treatment recommendations, therefore, rely on efficacy data extrapolated from studies that included only adults.

Design and reporting characteristics of clinical trials of select chronic and recurrent pediatric pain conditions: An ACTTION systematic review

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *