Evaluation of eutectic lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for steroid joint injection in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of eutectic lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) in reducing the pain associated with steroid joint injection in children with juvenile arthritis. METHODS A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled parallel group trial. Thirty-one children (ages 8-18 yrs) scheduled for steroid injection into a knee were randomized into… (More)

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@article{Uziel2003EvaluationOE, title={Evaluation of eutectic lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for steroid joint injection in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial.}, author={Yosef Uziel and Matitiahu Berkovitch and Madlen Gazarian and G. 215 Sapir - Koren and Earl D. Silverman and Rayfel Schneider and Ronald M. Laxer}, journal={The Journal of rheumatology}, year={2003}, volume={30 3}, pages={594-6} }