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Variability in clinical practice guidelines for sweetening agents in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009-02)
Objective: Sweetening agents have been recommended in position statements and consensus documents for procedural pain management in neonates; however, it is not clear if this has resulted in widespread adoption in ...
Maternal family history of hypertension attenuates neonatal pain response
Reduced sensitivity to naturally occurring and laboratory pain stimuli has been observed in individuals with hypertension, high-normal blood pressure, and a family history of hypertension. The present study sought to extend ...
Influence of repeated painful procedures and sucrose analgesia on the development of hyperalgesia in newborn infants
This study determined the effects of cumulative exposure to painful needle procedures and sucrose analgesia on the development of remote hyperalgesia in newborn infants, defined as an increase in response to a normally ...
Beta-Endorphin Concentration After Administration of Sucrose in Preterm Infants
(American Medical Association, 2003)
Background Sucrose is an effective analgesic for procedural pain in preterm infants. It has been hypothesized that its analgesic effects are mediated by the release of endogenous opioid neurotransmitters such as ...
Conditioning and Hyperalgesia in Newborns Exposed to Repeated Heel Lances
(American Medical Association, 2002)
Context Hospitalized infants undergo repeated invasive procedures. It is unknown whether cumulative experiences with pain lead to anticipatory pain behaviors and hyperalgesia. Objectives To determine whether newborns ...