Comparison of analgesic effect of 24% sucrose and breast milk in healthy infants less than 2 months of age

@article{Kavthekar2016ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of analgesic effect of 24\% sucrose and breast milk in healthy infants less than 2 months of age},
  author={S. Kavthekar and R. Patil and A. B. Kurane and H. Bharati},
  journal={International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={3},
  pages={1375-1379}
}
Background: Many newborns undergo painful procedures like heel pricks, venepuncture and intramuscular injection for immunization. The medical and paramedical staffs usually ignore pain felt during these procedures. The aim of this study was to compare analgesic activity of 24% sucrose solution with breast milk during 1st DPT vaccination using sterile water as placebo. Methods: This double blind, randomized placebo controlled trial was conducted in 150 healthy infants undergoing for their 1 st… Expand
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Comparison of analgesic effect of 24% sucrose and breast milk in healthy infants less than 2 months of age
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24% Sucrose and breast milk had analgesic activity in infants less than two months of age undergoing DPT vaccination, and the analgesic effect was better for 24% sucrose as compared to breast milk. Expand

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