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Emergency analgesia in the paediatric population. Part III Non-pharmacological measures of pain relief and anxiolysis
  1. J J O'Donnell1,
  2. S C Maurice2,
  3. T F Beattie1
  1. 1Accident and Emergency Department, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
  2. 2Accident and Emergency Department, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr J J O'Donnell, Accident and Emergency Department, University College Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway, Ireland;


This paper discusses the benefits of non-pharmacological interventions for pain relief in children that can be used in the accident and emergency setting.

  • analgesia
  • paediatrics
  • anxiolysis

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