Oral Sucrose Administration for Analgesia

  • Category:

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

  • Age Range:

    Age 0-12m (Infant).

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  • Type of Document:

    Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:


  • Author:

    Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA

The purpose of this policy is to define an evidence-based, patient focused approach to administer oral sucrose solution for analgesia in a safe and consistent manner to newborns and infants up to twelve months of age undergoing painful procedures.