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Far from “just a poke”: common painful needle procedures and the development of needle fear
(Clinical Journal of Pain, 2015)
Background: Vaccine injections are the most common painful needle procedure experienced throughout the lifespan. Many strategies are available to mitigate this pain; however, they are uncommonly utilized, leading to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Exposure-based interventions for the management of individuals with high levels of needle fear across the lifespan: A clinical practice guideline and call for further research
(Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 2016)
Needle fear typically begins in childhood and represents an important health-related issue across the lifespan. Individuals who are highly fearful of needles frequently avoid health care. Although guidance exists for ...
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 ...