Journal article

[Efficacy of sweet solutions in relieving pain caused by vaccination in infants aged 1 to 12 months: a systematic review].

Shao-Lin Chen, Harrison Denise, Rui-Rui Huang, Qing Zhang, Ri-Hua Xie, Shi-Wu Wen

Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics | Published : 2016

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of oral sweet solutions in relieving pain caused by vaccination in infants aged 1 to 12 months. METHODS: Related databases were searched to find related randomized control trails (RCTs). The quality of these RCTs was evaluated. The Meta analysis was performed using RevMan 5.3. RESULTS: A total of 20 RCTs involving 2 376 infants were included, and quality assessment showed that 6 RCTs had grade A quality and 14 had grade B quality. The Meta analysis showed that compared with sterile water, 25%-75% oral sweet solution significantly reduced crying time (WMD=-21.16, 95%CI -39.66 to -2.77, P<0.05) and the proportion of crying time (the duration of crying /3-..

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