Pediatric Pain Management. Krista Warren P.N.P. of Childrens Hospital of Orange County discusses pain management in children. Nurse Warren explains how her hospitals pain management program treats pain including postoperative pain pain from fractures and pain from chronic illnesses such as lupus. She says the goal is to start treating a childs pain with nonpharmacological methods such as guided imagery multisensory distraction and acupuncture. She explains that once a childs mind is distracted away from the pain pain medications work better and arent needed as frequently.