J Pain Symptom Manage 2021 Jul 31. Epub 2021 Jul 31.
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, SickKids Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; University of Toronto, Department of Pediatrics, Toronto, Canada; Division of Pediatric Medicine, Complex Care Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:
Background And Objective: Approximately 73% of children with severe neurological impairment (SNI) can experience episodes of pain and irritability often of unknown origin (PIUO). Limited research exists on how these experiences of PIUO may affect parental caregivers and families. The primary objective of this study was to understand the parental caregiver experience of caring for a child with SNI who experiences persistent PIUO. Read More