Blog: Help Eliminate Pain in Kids: The hidden cost of immunization
October 22nd, 2010
A new video on the About Kids Health website reviews Dr. Anna Taddio and the HELPinKIDS Team (including Dr. Christine Chambers) research and recommendations about immunizations in children:
Help Eliminate Pain in Kids: The hidden cost of immunization
Pain relief during childhood immunization injections has been identified as a priority by health agencies, researchers, and parents. This 20-minute documentary addresses the real and growing problem of needle fears and resulting health care avoidance behaviour due to undertreated childhood immunization pain. At least 10% of the population avoid immunization and other needle procedures due to needle fears.
Click here or on the title above to watch the video!