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Jun

Vibrating, cold device enables quick IV insertion while reducing kids’ pain in emergency room

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

A vibrating device, used with a cold pack, relieves a child’s pain while emergency department caregivers insert an intravenous catheter, equally as well as the currently used anesthetic, topical lidocaine. The device can be used quickly, unlike lidocaine, which requires 30 minutes to fully take effect.

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