Final Pr. ID: Poster #: CR-004 (T)
A three year old child was referred to the Nuclear Medicine Department for bone scintigraphy for staging. This patient was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma. Imaging findings showed no bony disease, however, radiotracer uptake was demonstrated throughout the liver. Read More
Authors: Mannix Laura
Final Pr. ID: Poster #: SCI-065
In paediatric nuclear medicine the majority of the scans require intravenous (IV) access to deliver the radiotracers. Children and parents often cite procedural pain as the most distressing part of their child’s hospitalization. In our department, various pain management strategies including physical and psychological distraction methods and pharmacological intervention have been implemented for the reduction of procedural pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare different pain reduction strategies used in the paediatric Nuclear Medicine department.