Procedural Pain | Cochrane Child Health Twitter Journal Club – #CochraneChild

Thanks to everyone for joining the #CochraneChild Twitter journal club on April 22nd, 2015. The archived discussion is at

What: Twitter journal club on interventions used for pain management in non-neonatal children undergoing painful medical procedures.

When: Wednesday, April 22nd, 1:00pm Vancouver | 2:00pm Edmonton & Calgary | 4:00pm Toronto | 8:00pm United Kingdom | 7:00am Thursday March 26th, Melbourne, Australia

Where: Follow #CochraneChild on Twitter and join in the discussion by including #CochraneChild in all your posts. See these tips for participating in a Twitter chat.

Link to paper: The Cochrane Library and Procedural Pain in Children: An Overview of Reviews

Dr. Samina Ali

Dr. Samina Ali


Dr. Ali is a pediatric emergency physician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (Edmonton, Alberta), and an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta. She completed her medical school at McGill University (Montreal), general pediatrics residency at Memorial University (St. John’s), and pediatric emergency medicine training at McGill University (Montreal). Her research focus is pediatric pain management in the emergency department (ED), and she holds both provincial and federal funding in this area. She is the co-chair of a national knowledge translation initiative, through the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC), to improve the community management of children’s pain. She also is currently working with TRanslating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), in the development of pediatric pain measurement and management tools for health professionals.

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