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Analgesic effect of watching TV during venipuncture
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  • William Broussard
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    Nonsense

    I have 22 years experience in a pediatric general care unit and can say with certainty that the most important aspect of venipuncture is a skilled technician. EMLA is Ok and distractive techniques can help, but when it comes down to it.. venipuncture is always scary for kids. Rarely do any distractive attempts or local anesthetics do much to diminish the crying and struggling (fear). Whats most important is for the p...

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