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This hurts you more than it hurts me - managing chronic pain in children

How to manage pediatric pain
How to manage pediatric pain
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For a parent, watching your child suffer is an excruciating experience. For some parents this struggle is a horrifying daily reality. With treatments that very from intensive prescription drugs to holistic solutions - how is a parent to know what is right for their child? Patt talks with a leading expert in the field of pediatric pain management about the differences in acute and chronic pain, why some children heal and others continue to suffer and takes your questions.


Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer, Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Psychiatry and Bio-behavioral Sciences and the Director of the Pediatric Pain Program at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA