Monthly Archives: March 2016


Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP: Pediatric Grand Rounds. Stanford Children’s Health. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford, CA. Feb 12, 2016

Pain Management in Hospitalized Children – From Schrödinger’s Cat and Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle to Myths, Morphine and Multimodal Analgesia.

Click following link to watch video of this grand rounds lecture (58 minutes)


Learning Objectives:

  • Critically review risks & safety of analgesic under-treatment versus over-treatment in hospitalized infants & children with pain
  • Evaluate assumptions about opioid use in children
  • Discuss how multiple agents, interventions, rehabilitation, psychological & integrative therapies act synergistically for more effective pediatric pain control with fewer side effects than a single analgesic or modality – and improves patient experience
  • Explore how principles of quantum physics might explain effectiveness of pediatric pain treatment modalities