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Abram Valkenburg

Current University: Erasmus University Medical Center
Location: NL
Discipline: Pediatric Surgery
Research Supervisor: Dick Tibboel & Monique van Dijk
PICH Mentor: Allen Finley
Member since: July 2010

About me/my research:

My research focuses on the assessment and treatment of (postoperative) pain in intellectually disabled children.


Representative Publications:
Valkenburg, A., van der Kreeft, S., de Leeuw, T., Stolker, R., Tibboel, D., & van Dijk, M. (2012). Pain management in intellectually disabled children: A survey of perceptions and current practices among Dutch anesthesiologists. Paediatric Anaesthesia, 22(7), 682-689.

Valkenburg, A., Niehof, S., van Dijk, M., Verhaar, E., & Tibboel, D. (2012). Skin conductance peaks could result from changes in vital parameters unrelated to pain. Pediatric Research, 71(4), 375-379.

Valkenburg, A., van Dijk, M., de Leeuw, T., Meeussen, C., Knibbe, C., Tibboel, D., & Tibboel, D. (2012). Anaesthesia and postoperative analgesia in surgical neonates with or without Down's syndrome: Is it really different? British Journal of Anaesthesia, 108(2), 295-301.

Valkenburg, A., Valkenburg, A., Ista, E., Duivenvoorden, H., Tibboel, D., & van Dijk, M. (2011). The COMFORT-behavior scale is useful to assess pain and distress in 0- to 3-year-old children with Down syndrome. Pain, 152(9), 2059-2064.

Valkenburg, A., van Dijk, M., de Klein, A., Johannes, N., & Tibboel, D. (2010). Pain management in intellectually disabled children: Assessment, treatment, and translational research. Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 16(3), 248-257.