Sucrose as an analgesic agent for infants during immunization injections.

  title={Sucrose as an analgesic agent for infants during immunization injections.},
  author={Keith D. Allen and Deborah D. White and John N Walburn},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={150 3},
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of sucrose as an analgesic agent during routine immunization injections for infants (age range, 2 weeks to 18 months). STUDY DESIGN Double-blind, randomized control trial. SETTING Ambulatory care clinic of a large tertiary care center. PARTICIPANTS A consecutive sample of 285 infants were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups. INTERVENTION Subjects received either no intervention or drank 2 mL of sterile water or 2 mL or a 12% sucrose… CONTINUE READING


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