Literature Reviews

Reviewed by Sabine Kost-Byerly, MD
Former Director, Pediatric Pain Management,
Former Director, Multi-disciplinary Pediatric Pain Clinic, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Emeritus
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery
Cloyd C, Moffett BS, Brooke Bernhardt M, et al. Pediatric Anesthesia 2018;28(11):982-6

An Open Label Pilot Study of a Dexmedetomidine-Remifentanil-Caudal Anesthetic for Infant Lower Abdominal/Lower Extremity Surgery: The T REX pilot study
Szumk P, Dandopoulos D, McGowan F, et al. Pediatric Anesthesia 2019;160(1):59-67

Interventional Procedures in Children And Adolescents With Chronic Non-Cancer Pain as Part of a Multi-Disciplinary Pain Treatment Program
Vega E, Rivera G, Echevarria G, et al. Pediatric Anesthesia 2018;28 (Nov):999-1006

Young Females With Long-Standing Patellofemoral Pain Display Impaired Conditional Pain Modulation, Increased Temporal Summation of Pain, and Widespread Hyperalgesia
Holden S, Straszek CL, Rathleff MS, et al. Pain 2018; 159(12):2530-7

Practice, Attitudes and Beliefs of Palliative Care Physicians Regarding Use of Methadone and Other Long-Acting Opioids in Children With Advanced Cancer
Madden K, Park M, Liu D, et al. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2018;21(10):1408-13

Methadone as the Initial Long-Acting Opioid In Children With Advanced Cancer
Madden K, Mills S, Dibaj S, et al;. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2018;21(9):1317-21

Other Publications of Note:

Acetaminophen pharmacokinetics in severely obese adolescents and young adults
Hakim M, Anderson BJ, Walia H, et al. Pediatric Anesthesia 2019; 29(1):20-6

Recommendations for selection of self-report pain intensity measures in children and adolescents: a systematic review and quality assessment of measurement properties.
Birnie KA, Hundert AS, Lalloo C et al. Pain 2019;160(1):5-18

Why we eat lunch together. (letter to editor)
Atayee RS, Edmonds KP Journal of Palliative Medicine 2018;21(10):1386

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