Oral glucose solution as pain relief in newborns: results of a clinical trial.

@article{Dilen2010OralGS,
  title={Oral glucose solution as pain relief in newborns: results of a clinical trial.},
  author={Ben Dilen and Monique M. Elseviers},
  journal={Birth},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={98-105}
}
BACKGROUND It was long believed that newborns could not experience pain. As it is now documented that newborns have all the necessary systems to perceive pain, pain management can no longer be ignored. The objective of this study is to investigate which concentration of glucose is most effective in reducing pain for venipuncture in the newborn. METHODS This double-blind clinical trial of 304 newborns was conducted on a maternity and neonatal ward (neonatal medium intensive care unit). During… CONTINUE READING
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