Consistent management of repeated procedural pain with sucrose in preterm neonates: Is it effective and safe for repeated use over time?

@article{Stevens2005ConsistentMO,
  title={Consistent management of repeated procedural pain with sucrose in preterm neonates: Is it effective and safe for repeated use over time?},
  author={Bonnie J. Stevens and Janet T Yamada and Joseph Beyene and Sharyn Gibbins and Patricia Petryshen and Jennifer Stinson and Janet Narciso},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={543-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Preterm neonates undergo numerous painful procedures in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Sucrose, with and without pacifiers, is effective and safe for relieving pain from single painful events. However, repeated use of sucrose for multiple painful procedures has not been adequately evaluated. The study objectives were to: 1) determine the efficacy and safety of consistent management of repeated procedural pain with sucrose; and 2) explore the impact of consistent pain… CONTINUE READING