Sucrose for analgesia in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
Evidence & Practice    

Sucrose for analgesia in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures

Erin Matsuda Nurse practitioner manager, paediatric medical specialties, University of California, San Francisco, United States, and member of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field

Summary statement

The mission of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field (CNCF) is to improve health outcomes through increasing the use of the Cochrane Library and supporting Cochrane’s role by providing an evidence base for nurses and healthcare professionals who deliver, lead or research nursing care. The CNCF produces Cochrane Corner columns, summaries of recent nursing-care-relevant Cochrane Reviews that are regularly published in collaborating nursing-related journals. Information on the processes CNCF has developed can be accessed at: cncf.cochrane.org/evidence-transfer-program-review-summaries. This is a Cochrane review summary of: Stevens B, Yamada J, Ohlsson A et al (2016) Sucrose for analgesia in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 7. CD001069. doi: 10.1002/14651858. CD001069.pub5

Nursing Standard. doi: 10.7748/ns.2017.e10827

Received: 06 February 2017

Accepted: 10 February 2017

Published online: 18 March 2017