Analgesia for circumcision: effects on newborn behavior and mother/infant interaction.

@article{Macke2001AnalgesiaFC,
  title={Analgesia for circumcision: effects on newborn behavior and mother/infant interaction.},
  author={Judi K Macke},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={507-14}
}
  • Judi K Macke
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…
OBJECTIVE To test the effectiveness of acetaminophen for pain management during and after circumcision. DESIGN A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, pretest-posttest design. SETTING Level III nursery at a Midwestern hospital. PARTICIPANTS Sixty full-term newborns, whose mothers had uncomplicated pregnancies and vaginal deliveries. INTERVENTIONS Administration of 10 mg/kg acetaminophen or placebo 1 hour before circumcision. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Behaviors (clarity of cues and… CONTINUE READING

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