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Predicting preschool pain-related anticipatory distress: the relative contribution of longitudinal and concurrent factors
Anticipatory distress prior to a painful medical procedure can lead to negative sequelae including heightened pain experiences, avoidance of future medical procedures, and potential non-compliance with preventative ...
A Randomized-controlled Trial of Parent-led Tactile Stimulation to Reduce Pain During Infant Immunization Injections
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014-03)
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of parent-led tactile stimulation for pain reduction when added to a combination of evidence-based pain-reducing interventions in infants undergoing immunization injections. Methods: ...
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 ...
Systematic review: predisposing, precipitating, perpetuating, and present factors predicting anticipatory distress to painful medical procedures in children.
(Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 2016)
Objective To conduct a systematic review of the factors predicting anticipatory distress to painful medical procedures in children. Methods A systematic search was conducted to identify studies with factors related to ...
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 ...
The ABCDs of Pain Management: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Impact of a Brief Educational Video on Infants’ and Toddlers’ Pain Scores and Parent Soothing Behavior
(Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 2017-11)
Objectives To test the efficacy of a brief behavioral pain management strategy (The ABCDs of Needle Pain Management), delivered via video, on infants’ and toddlers’ pain scores and on parental soothing behavior. Methods ...
Parental Psychological Distress Moderates the Impact of a Video Intervention to Help Parents Manage Young Child Vaccination Pain
(Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 2018-08)
Objective: The current study sets out to conduct a post hoc analysis of the moderating effect of parent psychological distress on a pediatric pain management intervention. Methods: Parents of 6-month-old infants (n = 64) ...
Parent-led interventions in reducing infant vaccination pain after participation in a longitudinal randomized control trial
(Paediatrics & Child Health, 2017-04)