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A systematic review on pain in children with JIA

August 8th, 2021

  Pain and its associated factors in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA): A systematic review Our team is conducting a systematic review on pain in children with JIA to determine the biological, psychological, and social risk and protective factors...

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Arthritis Research & Care: "Every little furrow of her brow makes me want to stop"

June 20th, 2021

“Every little furrow of her brow makes me want to stop”: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Mothers’ Experiences with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Treatments Abstract Objective Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are faced with a complex medical journey requiring consistent...

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Your IWK: Award celebrates impact made by researcher

May 31st, 2021

“There is so much work to be done in the area of pain in cancer, and pain in survivorship specifically,” says Perri Tutelman, a PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University and IWK Health. “We know that rates of...

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Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award

May 11th, 2021

Congratulations to our trainee, Perri Tutelman!   Perri was awarded a Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, "Understanding the Pain Experience in Childhood Cancer Survivors"   This award recognizes graduate students who conduct research projects following engaged...

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BMC Health Services Research: Factors associated with parents’ experiences using a knowledge translation tool for vaccination pain management

April 16th, 2021

Abstract Background: Vaccination is a common painful procedure for children. Parents’ concern regarding vaccination pain is a significant driver of vaccine hesitancy. Despite the wealth of evidence-based practices available for managing vaccination pain, parents lack knowledge of, and access to, these...

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Cassie and Friends: The impact of JIA pain and its treatments on parents

March 24th, 2021

“Every furrow of her brow makes me want to stop” If you have ever struggled to give your child an injection or to manage your child’s – or your own – emotions about their treatments, you are not alone!  In...

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PAIN Reports: Understanding parents' use of a knowledge translation tool to manage children's vaccination pain

March 11th, 2021

Abstract Introduction:  Although several evidence-based strategies for managing children's vaccination pain exist, many parents report being unaware of them. Knowledge translation (KT) tools present evidence-based information in plain language. Objectives:  This two-phase study assessed parents/caregivers' uptake of evidence-based pain management...

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The Arthritis Society: Top 10 Research Advances of 2020

January 18th, 2021

The Arthritis Society: Top 10 Research of 2020 Congratulations to Yvonne Brandelli, whose work was featured at one of The Arthritis Society's Top 10 Research Advances of 2020! Click here to read more about Yvonne's work on "How parents influence...

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RELIEF: Including People with Lived Experience of Pain in the Research Process: Do It Early and Often

December 17th, 2020

Perri Tutleman was interviewed about her experience with partnering with children and their families in her research by IASP's Pain Research Forum, RELIEF. About patient engagement in her research, Perri says, “This is such a sensitive and personal experience. You...

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