Topical Anesthetic Protocol Procedural Pain Management for Needle Punctures

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Topical.

  • Age Range:

    Not Specified.

  • Tags:

    EMLA, IV, Needle Procedure.

  • Type of Document:

    Nursing Guideline, Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:


  • Author:

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Knoxville, TN

This policy outlines the protocol for the appropriate use of topical anesthetics in managing procedural pain related to needle punctures.