Analgesic effect of sucrose

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7007.747b (Published 16 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:747
  1. David Barker,
  2. Nicholas Rutter
  1. Clinical research fellow Professor of paediatric medicine Department of Child Health, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH

    Heel pricks were unnecessarily painful

    EDITOR,--Nora Haouari and colleagues have clearly shown that oral sucrose reduces crying and tachycardia in term infants undergoing a standard painful procedure, …

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