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Vaccine-related pain: picking up the child soon after the injection reduces the time of crying
  1. N Santoro,
  2. A Grandone
  1. Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy
  1. Nicola Santoro, Paediatrician, Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy; nicolasantoro{at}

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We read with great interest the article by Ipp et al.1 The authors raised an important point concerning the pain after immunisation, and they suggested that rapid injection is less painful than the slow standard technique.

As the authors observed, the pragmatic rapid injection is a very common technique for intramuscular injections in children. Working …

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