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<a href="http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/124/6/e1101" target="_blank">http://pediatrics.aappublications.or...ct/124/6/e1101</a><br><br>
They studied the use of different pain relief methods when giving the Hep B vaccine:<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">RESULTS: The use of oral 25% dextrose treatment reduced the duration of procedural pain in the studied population. Skin-to-skin contact decreased injection pain and duration. The combination of the 2 analgesic measures was more effective than either measure separately for term newborns.<br><br>
CONCLUSIONS: Nonpharmacologic analgesic measures were effective for the treatment of procedural pain in term infants. The combination of oral 25% dextrose treatment and skin-to-skin contact acted synergistically to decrease acute pain in healthy neonates.</td>
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