The efficacy of mechanical vibration analgesia for relief of heel stick pain in neonates: a novel approach.

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BACKGROUND Hospitalized infants are often exposed to many painful procedures as a result of their illness or disease process. Untreated or poorly treated pain can have deleterious effects on normal nociceptive pain development as well as future development of pain pathways. Mechanical vibration has been found to be efficacious in adult and pediatric… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/JPN.0b013e3181ea7350

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@article{Baba2010TheEO, title={The efficacy of mechanical vibration analgesia for relief of heel stick pain in neonates: a novel approach.}, author={Lisa R Baba and Jacqueline M. McGrath and Jiexin Liu}, journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing}, year={2010}, volume={24 3}, pages={274-83} }