Massage for pain relief in pediatric palliative care: potential benefits and challenges

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Buttle, S.
McMurtry, C.M.
Marshall, S.

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Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood, International Association for the Study of Pain

Abstract

This commentary will introduce massage therapy as a potentially useful intervention for pain in pediatric palliative care and encourage research on its efficacy for this population.

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pediatric pain, pediatric palliative care, massage therapy

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Buttle SG, McMurtry CM, Marshall S. Massage for pain relief in pediatric palliative care: Potential benefits and challenges. Pediatric Pain Letter 2011;13:24-29. http://ppl.childpain.org/issues/v13n3_2011/v13n3_mcmurtry

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