Does topical Amethocaine cream increase first-time successful cannulation in children compared with a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) cream? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

@article{Pywell2014DoesTA,
  title={Does topical Amethocaine cream increase first-time successful cannulation in children compared with a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) cream? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Alison Pywell and Andreas Xyrichis},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={32},
  pages={733 - 737}
}
Background Cannulation of children is often required for administration of intravenous fluids and medications, but can cause pain and anxiety. Amethocaine and a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) cream are two of the most commonly used local anaesthetic creams. Objective To examine the evidence for the superiority of Amethocaine cream compared with EMLA cream in facilitating successful first-time cannulation in children. Method A systematic search was undertaken in MEDLINE and EMBASE… 
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