Skin-to-skin care is an effective and safe intervention to reduce procedural pain in neonates

@article{Cong2017SkintoskinCI,
  title={Skin-to-skin care is an effective and safe intervention to reduce procedural pain in neonates},
  author={Xiaomei Cong},
  journal={Evidence Based Journals},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={113 - 113}
}
  • X. Cong
  • Published 24 July 2017
  • Medicine
  • Evidence Based Journals
Commentary on: Johnston C, Campbell-Yeo M, Fernandes A, et al . Skin-to-skin care for procedural pain in neonates. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014:CD008435. Unrelieved pain caused by invasive procedures in early life is associated with detrimental outcomes in all major organ systems and has lasting implications for impairment of biobehavioural and neurodevelopment outcomes in neonatal period and later life.1 2 However, 40%–90% of infants still do not receive effective pain-relieving… 

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