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Intranasal fentanyl for analgesia in the paediatric emergency department


Intranasal opiate analgesia is the first choice in children presenting to paediatric emergency departments with severe pain. A prospective observational study was performed which showed that intranasal fentanyl is a safe effective alternative to diamorphine.

  • Trauma
  • analgesia
  • intranasal
  • analgesia/pain control
  • paediatrics, paediatric emergency med
  • psychology, treatment

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