Topical Anesthetics Information Card

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Topical.

  • Age Range:

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

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  • Type of Document:

    Medication Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:


  • Author:

    Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, CA

This is a staff resource for topical anesthetics. Indications for the use of topical anesthetics include routine immunizations, insertion of arterial lines, IV starts, blood draws, port access, LP’s, and use prior to local anesthetic injection.