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Skin-to-skin care for procedural pain in neonates

  1. Celeste Johnston1,*,
  2. Marsha Campbell-Yeo2,
  3. Ananda Fernandes3,
  4. Darlene Inglis2,
  5. David Streiner4,
  6. Rebekah Zee2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 16 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008435.pub2

How to Cite

Johnston C, Campbell-Yeo M, Fernandes A, Inglis D, Streiner D, Zee R. Skin-to-skin care for procedural pain in neonates. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008435. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008435.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    McGill University, Ingram School of Nursing, Quebec, Canada

  2. 2

    IWK Health Centre, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  3. 3

    Coimbra College of Nursing, Department of Child Health, Coimbra, Portugal

  4. 4

    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 3G31, Kunin-Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, North York, Ontario, Canada

*Celeste Johnston, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Quebec, H3A 2T5, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2014


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