Author

Kate Vallon

Document Type

Honors Capstone Project

Date of Submission

Spring 5-1-2009

Capstone Advisor

Denise Heckman

Honors Reader

Don Carr

Capstone Major

Design

Capstone College

Visual and Performing Arts

Audio/Visual Component

no

Capstone Prize Winner

yes

Won Capstone Funding

no

Honors Categories

Creative

Subject Categories

Art and Design

Abstract

Pain management is often studied by doctors, psychologists, and child-life specialists. However, designers have a strong influence on the care, comfort and pain management of a patient, specifically one in the hospital. Pain management is a difficult topic to study and understand because everyone feels pain differently, however, by looking to the roots of pain and its affects on communication and anxiety we can learn to understand how to mollify its aches. Pediatric pain management is even more difficult to comprehend because there are many added elements involved in a painful experience.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

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