Journal article

Sweet tasting solutions for reduction of needle-related procedural pain in children aged one to 16 years

Denise Harrison, Janet Yamada, Thomasin Adams-Webber, Arne Ohlsson, Joseph Beyene, Bonnie Stevens

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Extensive evidence exists showing analgesic effects of sweet solutions for newborns and infants. It is less certain if the same analgesic effects exist for children one year to 16 years of age. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 10, 2011 (Harrison 2011) titled Sweet tasting solutions for reduction of needle-related procedural pain in children aged one to 16 years. OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy of sweet tasting solutions or substances for reducing needle-related procedural pain in children beyond one year of age. SEARCH METHODS: Searches were run to the end of June 2014. We searched the following databases: the Cochrane Central Re..

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