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
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..View full abstract
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Knowledge Synthesis Grant, Canada.Pain in Child Health Strategic Training Initiative, Canada.Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant in Children's Pain, Canada.