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!
How to reduce Children’s Pain from Immunization Fact Sheet
Also, click here to download a Fact Sheet on the Toronto Public Health website on How to reduce children’s pain from immunization.