American Journal of Health Research

Special Issue

Pain Management in Preterm Infants

Submission deadline: Jun. 30, 2024
Status: Open for Submission
The issue of pain in preterm infants is a critical yet often overlooked challenge in neonatal healthcare. Premature babies frequently undergo numerous invasive procedures, medical interventions, and tests, leading to significant pain that can have long-term consequences on their physical, psychological, and neurological development. The aim is to shed light on the significance of pain in preterm infants, explore its short-term and long-term effects, and propose effective pain management strategies to ensure their improved well-being and quality of life.
The issue aims to emphasize the critical importance of recognizing and addressing pain in preterm infants. understanding the short and long-term consequences of untreated pain, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and families can collaborate to implement evidence-based strategies that prioritize pain management for preterm infants. protect and improve the well-being of these vulnerable infants and set the foundation for healthy growth and development.
The primary goal of this special issue is to address pain management in preterm infants. We invite contributions that explore pain in preterm infants, with particular interest in pain management in preterm infants.
Types of articles welcomed: Original research articles, review articles, case studies, systematic review, and meta-analysis.
Through this special issue, we aim to address pain management in preterm infants. We welcome researchers from various disciplines to provide interdisciplinary perspectives on preterm infants' pain management. Your contributions will play a crucial role in advancing knowledge in this field.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Unveiling the Silent Suffering: Pain Management in Preterm Infants
  2. Assessment and Management of Neonatal Pain
  3. Current Strategies and Future Directions in Preterm Infants
  4. Exploring Pharmacological Interventions for Effective Pain Management in Preterm Neonates
  5. Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management in Preterm Infants: A Comprehensive Review
  6. Neurological Consequences of Untreated Pain in Preterm Infants: Implications for Pain Management Strategies
  7. Optimizing Pain Assessment Tools for Preterm Neonates: Advancements and Challenges
  8. Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Opioid Analgesics in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review
  9. The Role of Parental Involvement in Pain Management for Preterm Neonates: A Critical Analysis
  10. Exploring the Impact of Developmental Care on Pain Management in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  11. Barriers and Facilitators to Effective Pain Management in Preterm Neonates: Perspectives of Healthcare Providers•Long-Term Consequences of Untreated Pain in Preterm Infants: Implications for Neurodevelopmental Outcomes and Quality of Life
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