Immunization pain

Vaccine Update
(Dr. Neelam Mohan, Director Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Medanta – The Medicity)

A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that studied the use of sucrose or glucose for control of pain before immunization in infants (1 to 12 months) found significant reductions in the incidence and duration of crying when compared with water or no treatment.
(Arch Dis Child 2010;95:406)


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