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OBI Public Talks - Pain in Children: What we don’t know can hurt them

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Isabel Bader Theatre

93 Charles Street West

Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

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Pain in children is misunderstood, under-diagnosed, and under-treated. This is even a bigger issue in children with disabilities. Our understanding of the negative impact pain can have on the developing brain has evolved, but there is a lack of change in pain management practices. Join us to discuss the many misconceptions around children’s pain, the latest research in pain management, and hear from patients and caregivers coping with pain every day.


Speakers:

Dr. Christine Chambers - Canada Research Chair in Children’s Pain and Killam Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University; Scientific Director, Solutions for Kids in Pain

Dr. Darcy Fehlings - Senior clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital; Principal Investigator, CP-NET (an OBI network focused on Cerebral Palsy); Network Member, Solutions for Kids in Pain

Julian and Donna Cappelli - Julian is an 18-year-old young man who was born with a severe form of cerebral palsy. One of his struggles is constant pain, especially when he has growth spurts.


Moderated by:

André Picard - Public Health Reporter at The Globe and Mail

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