Reducing the pain of childhood vaccination: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline

Taddio, Anna; Appleton, Mary; Bortolussi, Robert; Chambers, Christine; Dubey, Vinita; Halperin, Scott; Hanrahan, Anita; Ipp, Moshe; Lockett, Donna; MacDonald, Noni; Midmer, Deana; Mousmanis, Patricia; Palda, Valerie; Pielak, Karen; Pillai Riddell, Rebecca; Rieder, Michael; Scott, Jeffrey; Shah, Vibhuti
December 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, pE843
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effect of vaccine injections conducted in childhood, which are significant source of distress. It states that the long-term consequences for untreated pain will include hyperalgesia, avoidance of health care, and preprocedural fear. Moreovoer, there are available cost-effective, evidenced based pain-relieving schemes.


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