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
An exciting new animation has been produced by Dr Fiona Moultrie, a member of the PiPA Group, describing how infants feel pain. It also includes ways in which we measure pain in babies as a group. Animation by Charlotte Moultrie. Follow Joe’s Journey below.
The Poppi Trial officially launched on the 15th September, and recruitment is now underway! The trial will take place over 3 years and aims to recruit 156 infants. It is a single centre randomised placebo-controlled trial investigating the efficacy of morphine analgesia for procedural pain in infants. The protocol was published in the Lancet and can… Continue reading Poppi Trial Launch!
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
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?
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
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.