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    • 'Kangaroo Care' Reduces Pain from Needle Pricks in Preterm Infants Across Hospital Admission

      Published Jul 31 2019, 09:54 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Pain

      For preterm infants in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with the mother – sometimes called "kangaroo care" – reduces pain from repeated painful procedures, reports a study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain(IASP). The journal ispublished in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • How Does 'Supportive Touch' Reduce Pain? Study Reveals Changes in Brain Activity

      Published Jun 27 2019, 12:23 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Pain

      Holding hands with a romantic partner – a form of "supportive touch" – reduces pain-specific signal in the brain of women during a painful procedure, reports an experimental study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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