Infant Distress

Clinical Nursing Research, 05/04/2012

Hatfield LA – Infants’ inability to articulate their pain and distress and the diverse range of behavioral responses evoked by painful stimuli may partially explain the challenges associated with the treatment of pain in neonates and infants. To assist nurses in distinguishing nonspecific distress responses from specific pain responses, a concept analysis using Wilson’s method was preformed.

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