Infant Surgery and Post Traumatic Stress – some key references

Inadequate pain management

New York Times – Researchers Warn on Anesthesia, Unsure of Risk to Children – (link)

Jill R Lawson, Standards of Practice and the pain of premature Infants – (pdf file incl additional articles) – (link to Jill Lawson’s article only)

McGrath Patrick J – Science is not enough, The modern history of pediatric pain – Moderna historia dolor pediatrico.pdf – (file) – (link)

Pail’s Health Blog Nov 2010 – A Story of Babies in Pain and the Barbaric Malpractices of Medicine – (link)

Louis Tinnin, Awake and Paralyzed during Surgery – (link)

Dvorsky, George, Why are so many Newborns still being denied Pain Relief? – (link)

Infant Memory – Body (or Somatic) Memory

Chamberlain David B – CV & publications.pdf – (file)

Website – Birth Psychology – A Bibliography of Dr David B Chamberlain’s writings – (link)

David B Chamberlain, Babies are Conscious – (file)

David B Chamberlain, Babies Don’t Feel Pain – a Century of Denial in Medicine – (link)

Levine, Peter A, Waking the Tiger – Healing Trauma, North Atlantic Books, 1997 (book title)

Van der Kolk, Bessel, The Body Keeps the Score – (book & summary article title) (link)

Van der Kolk, Bessel, Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma – (link)

Van der Kolk, Bessel, Developmental Trauma Disorder – (book & summary article title) (link)

Van der Kolk, Bessel, The Limits of Talk – (link)

PTSD from Infant Trauma

K J S Anand & P R Hickey, Pain and its Effects in the Human Neonate and Fetus – (link)

The New York Times, 24 Nov 1987, Philip M Boffey, Infants’ Sense of Pain Finally Recognized – (link)

The New York Times Magazine, 10 Feb 2008, Annie Murphy Paul, The First Ache, (link)

Monell, Terry – When Pediatric Surgery causes Permanent Damage.docx (file)

Louis Tinnin – Infant Surgery without Anesthesia 130707.docx (file) – and  (link)

Wendy P Williams – Are Your Symptoms due to Infant Surgical Trauma? – (link)

Wendy P Williams – Ten things to remember about pre-verbal Infant Trauma – (link)

National Institute of Mental Health (USA) – comprehensive introductory brochure on PTSD – (link to brochure)

Ten things People with PTSD-related Dissociation should know – (link)

  • N B – Chamberlain, Dvorsky, Van der Kolk and some others listed here have other material online and/or for sale
  • N B – this List is a work in progress

– Fred Vanderbom

Author: whatwewishwedknown

Joint Bloggers - explaining, exploring and discussing issues around pyloric stenosis and other infant surgery, especially as done pre-1990 and much in need of far greater awareness today

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