Lynn M Breau

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Psychometric properties of the non-communicating children's pain checklist-revised
    Lynn M Breau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University and Pediatric Pain Research Lab, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 3G9
    Pain 99:349-57. 2002
  2. pmc Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus study
    Bonnie Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006
  3. ncbi Preliminary validation of an observational pain checklist for persons with cognitive impairments and inability to communicate verbally
    L M Breau
    Department of Psychology Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:609-16. 2000
  4. ncbi Pain's impact on adaptive functioning
    L M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Management Program, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:125-34. 2007
  5. ncbi Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:122-9. 2006
  6. pmc Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave, P, O, Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 4:23. 2004
  7. ncbi Risk factors for pain in children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Lab, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:364-71. 2004
  8. ncbi The incidence of pain in children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Laboratory, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1219-26. 2003
  9. ncbi Caregivers' beliefs regarding pain in children with cognitive impairment: relation between pain sensation and reaction increases with severity of impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 19:335-44. 2003
  10. ncbi Relation between pain and self-injurious behavior in nonverbal children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Laboratory, Division of Child Neurology, Pediatric Pain Management Service, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr 142:498-503. 2003

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Publications18

  1. ncbi Psychometric properties of the non-communicating children's pain checklist-revised
    Lynn M Breau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University and Pediatric Pain Research Lab, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 3G9
    Pain 99:349-57. 2002
    ..These results provide evidence of NCCPC-R having excellent psychometric properties...
  2. pmc Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus study
    Bonnie Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to establish consensus about which behavioural, physiologic and contextual indicators best characterize pain in infants at high, moderate and low levels of risk for NI...
  3. ncbi Preliminary validation of an observational pain checklist for persons with cognitive impairments and inability to communicate verbally
    L M Breau
    Department of Psychology Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:609-16. 2000
    ..Differences in Checklist scores during pain and distress were found for two subscales. The Checklist exhibits internal consistency, and preliminary evidence suggests it can detect pain and is reliable over time...
  4. ncbi Pain's impact on adaptive functioning
    L M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Management Program, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:125-34. 2007
    ..Pain interferes with the functioning of typical children, but no study has examined its effect on children with pre-existing intellectual disabilities (ID)...
  5. ncbi Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:122-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether healthcare professionals believe the pain of infants at risk for neurologic impairment differs from that of typical infants...
  6. pmc Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave, P, O, Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 4:23. 2004
    ..To determine whether healthcare professionals perceive the pain of infants differently due to their understanding of that infant's level of risk for neurological impairment...
  7. ncbi Risk factors for pain in children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Lab, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:364-71. 2004
    ..These results suggest that population risk factors may be helpful in structuring diagnostic investigations for individual children with severe cognitive impairments...
  8. ncbi The incidence of pain in children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Laboratory, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1219-26. 2003
    ..Children with severe cognitive impairments are believed to suffer pain frequently...
  9. ncbi Caregivers' beliefs regarding pain in children with cognitive impairment: relation between pain sensation and reaction increases with severity of impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 19:335-44. 2003
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  10. ncbi Relation between pain and self-injurious behavior in nonverbal children with severe cognitive impairments
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Laboratory, Division of Child Neurology, Pediatric Pain Management Service, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr 142:498-503. 2003
    ..To explore whether self-injurious behavior (SIB) alters pain expression in children with severe cognitive impairments and the relation between SIB and chronic pain...
  11. ncbi Validation of the Non-communicating Children's Pain Checklist-Postoperative Version
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Research Laboratory, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Anesthesiology 96:528-35. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the Non-communicating Children's Pain Checklist-Postoperative Version (NCCPC-PV) when used with children with severe intellectual disabilities...
  12. ncbi Facial expression of children receiving immunizations: a principal components analysis of the child facial coding system
    L M Breau
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:178-86. 2001
    ..To identify the structure of facial reaction to procedural pain and to determine the subset of facial actions that best describe the response...
  13. doi The relation between children's pain behaviour and developmental characteristics: a cross-sectional study
    Lynn M Breau
    School of Nursing and Departments of Paediatrics and Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:e1-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether children with developmental disabilities show responses to pain that vary according to developmental level...
  14. doi Pain disrupts sleep in children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    Lynn M Breau
    School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics and Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2829-40. 2011
    ..These results suggest that pain should be considered during evaluation and management of sleep problems in children with IDD...
  15. doi Parental assessment of pain coping in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    Chantel C Burkitt
    Department of Psychology, Saint Mary s University, 925 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1564-71. 2011
    ..Those with younger mental ages, who Seek Social Support or Catastrophize, also displayed more pain behaviour, which may be an attempt to seek external resources when pain is beyond their ability to deal with independently...
  16. doi Evaluation of the responsiveness of the Impact of Pediatric Epilepsy Scale
    Genevieve M Breau
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, IWK Health Centre, PO Box 9700, Halifax, NS, Canada B3K 6R8
    Epilepsy Behav 13:454-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the IPES is useful for measurement of a child's epilepsy-specific HRQOL during treatment and is responsive to changes in epilepsy severity over time...
  17. pmc Assessing pain in children with intellectual disabilities
    Lynn M Breau
    School of Nursing, Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:116-20. 2009
    ..Changes in function and maladaptive behaviour should also be considered as possible reflections of pain. In addition, children's coping skills should be considered because improving these may reduce the negative impact of pain...