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Neonatal Pain, Agitation, and Sedation Scale (N-PASS) of Hummel and Puchalski

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Hummel and Puchalski developed the Neonatal Pain, Agitation and Sedation Scale (N-PASS) to evaluate the level of sedation and pain in a neonate in the intensive care unit (ICU). This can help to identify an infant who may require therapy and as a guide to therapy once started. The authors are from Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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