Needle Pain Management

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Non-pharmacologic, Pain Treatment - Pharmacologic, Pain Treatment - Topical.

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant), Age 01y-11y (Child), Age 12y-18y (Adolescent), Age 18y+ (Young Adult).

  • Tags:

    Child Life, Comfort, Needle pokes, Sucrose, Topical.

  • Type of Document:

    Education for Professionals.

  • Type of Pain:


  • Author:

    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

To effectively diminish the pain and associated fear of needle procedures in a safe and therapeutic manner in patients requiring venipuncture, injections or other needle procedures using the standardized protocols.