This learning module is one of two that explore the fundamentals of chronic pain in children and young people. It discusses assessment strategies as well as pharmacological and psychological interventions, along with self-help programmes and strategies that can be used to aid sleep and help the child at school manage pain. The accompanying module looks at the prevalence, anatomy and physiology of chronic pain, and its associated factors and consequences.
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