publications

Improving the Treatment of Infant Pain

A new publication for the PiPA Group! Citation: Moultrie F, Slater R, Hartley C (2017) Improving the treatment of infant pain Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care. Jun;11(2):112-117 Abstract: Purpose of review: Pain management presents a major challenge in neonatal care. Newborn infants who require medical treatment can undergo frequent invasive procedures during a critical period of neurodevelopment. However,… Continue reading Improving the Treatment of Infant Pain

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Changing Balance of Spinal Cord Excitability and Nociceptive Brain Activity in Early Human Development

A new publication for the PiPA group! Citation: Hartley C, Moultrie F, Gursul D, Hoskin A, Adams E, Rogers R, Slater R. (2016) Changing Balance of Spinal Cord Excitability and Nociceptive Brain Activity in Early Human Development. Current Biology. [In press] Abstract: In adults, nociceptive reflexes and behavioral responses are modulated by a network of brain regions via… Continue reading Changing Balance of Spinal Cord Excitability and Nociceptive Brain Activity in Early Human Development

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Using only behaviours to assess infant pain: a painful compromise?

A new publication for the PiPA group! Citation: Pillai Riddell R, Fitzgerald M, Slater R, Stevens B, Johnston C, Campbell-Yeo M. (2016) Using only behaviours to assess infant pain: a painful compromise? Pain. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: In this issue of PAIN®, Valitalo and colleagues’ report on an Item Response Theory analysis examining… Continue reading Using only behaviours to assess infant pain: a painful compromise?

Protocols · publications

The Poppi Trial – Protocol Publication

We are going to begin recruitment for the Poppi trial soon. Poppi is a randomised controlled trial investigating the use of morphine as an analgesic for procedural pain in infants. The protocol for the trial has been published in The Lancet and can be viewed here: Hartley C, Moultrie F, Juszczak E, Adams E & Slater R. (2016) Protocol… Continue reading The Poppi Trial – Protocol Publication

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Electroencephalography During General Anaesthesia Differs Between Term-Born and Premature-Born Children.

A new publication for the PiPA group! Citation: Poorun R, Hartley C, Goksan S, Worley A, Boyd S, Cornelissen L, Berde C, Rogers R, Ali T, Slater R.(2015) Electroencephalography during general anaesthesia differs between term-born and premature-born children. Clin Neurophysiol. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2015.10.041. [Epub ahead of print]   Abstract: Objectives: Premature birth is associated with a wide range of… Continue reading Electroencephalography During General Anaesthesia Differs Between Term-Born and Premature-Born Children.