The effects of Valsalva maneuver on venipuncture pain in children: comparison to EMLA((R)) (lidocaine-prilocaine cream)


AKDAS O., Basaranoglu G. , OZDEMIR H., COMLEKCI M., ERKALP K., SAIDOGLU L.

IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.183, no.4, pp.517-520, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 183 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11845-013-1037-4
  • Title of Journal : IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.517-520

Abstract

Venipuncture is one of the most painful events for children in hospitals. Valsalva maneuver (VM) decreases the incidence and severity of pain on venipuncture pain in adults. This study was designed to evaluate VM as compared with Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetic (EMLA(A (R))) cream for venipuncture pain in children.