Do children undergoing cancer procedures under pharmacological sedation still report pain and anxiety? A preliminary study

  • Dufresne A
  • Dugas M
  • Samson Y
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Abstract

We aimed to quantify children's levels of pain and fear during needle puncture procedures in a context where intravenous sedation-analgesia seems to be effective for pain and anxiety relief. The relevance of a nonpharmacological intervention in the pharmacological regimen was evaluated.

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  • Anxiety
  • Cancer
  • Children
  • Needle procedures
  • Pain

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Authors

  • Alexandra Dufresne

  • Marc André Dugas

  • Yvan Samson

  • Patrick Barré

  • Lucile Turcot

  • Isabelle Marc

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