HEALTH BYTES: Taking the Pain Out of Children’s Shots

Pediatric pain specialists believe that reducing the pain associated with needles can lead to better health care.

...“Simply asking the question, ‘What can be done to manage my child’s pain,’ just bringing that possibility up,” often starts doctors and nurses thinking about better pain management..."

Nurses are important in comforting patients form the very young (in this case) to the very old.

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