Procedural Pain

Simple Trick May Reduce Procedural Pain

Simple Trick May Reduce Procedural Pain

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Dripping lidocaine onto the skin prior to lidocaine injection may help reduce injection-associated procedural pain.

Virtual Reality as a Distraction From Pain During Medical Procedures

Virtual Reality as a Distraction From Pain During Medical Procedures

Virtual reality appears to be an effective distraction intervention to relieve pain and distress during various medical procedures.

Lidocaine Gel May Not Improve Pediatric Procedural Pain

Lidocaine Gel May Not Improve Pediatric Procedural Pain

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Lidocaine gel may not provide substantial advantage over nonanesthetic gel for reducing pain associated with transurethral bladder catheterization in children aged <4 years.

Using the Modified Behavioral Pain Scale to Assess Pediatric Procedural Pain

Using the Modified Behavioral Pain Scale to Assess Pediatric Procedural Pain

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The Modified Behavioral Pain Scale may represent a reliable tool for assessing procedural pain but may not allow to discriminate between pain- and non-pain-related distress in infants and young children.

Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Children During Routine Blood Draw

Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Children During Routine Blood Draw

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Virtual reality was shown to reduce pain and anxiety compared with standard of care during routine blood draws in children and adolescents.

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