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Our Guidelines 2016:

Our Guidelines 2015:

2015 HELPinKids&Adults Clinical Practice Guideline about reducing pain during vaccination across the lifespan and tools:

Supplemental Information to our 2015 and 2016 Guidelines:

2015 HELPinKids&Adults Knowledge Synthesis about pain and fear during vaccination:
A Supplement Issue of the Clinical Journal of Pain has been devoted to this topic, entitled:  A shot of relief: A knowledge synthesis of vaccination pain and fear

  • Taddio A. Setting the stage for improved practices during vaccine injections: A knowledge synthesis of interventions for the management of pain and fear. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • McMurtry CM, Pillai Riddell R, Taddio A, Racine N, Asmundson GJG, Noel M, Chambers CT, Shah V, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Far from “just a poke”: common painful needle procedures and the development of needle fear. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Shah V, Yoon E, Uleryk E, Pillai Riddell P, Lang E, Noel M, Chamber CT, Noel M, MacDonald NE, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Methodology for knowledge synthesis of the management of vaccination pain and needle fear. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Taddio A, Shah V, McMurtry CM, MacDonald NE, Ipp M, Pillai Riddell R, Noel M, Chambers CT, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Procedural and physical interventions for vaccine injections: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Shah V, Taddio A, McMurtry M, Halperin SA, Noel M, Pillai Riddell R, Chambers CT, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Pharmacological and combined interventions to reduce vaccine injection pain in children and adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin J Pain 2015. Link
  • Pillai Riddell R, Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Chambers CT, Shah V, Noel M, and HELPinKIDS&Adults Team. Psychological Interventions for Vaccine Injections in Young Children 0 to 3 Years: Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials and Quasi-Randomized Controlled Trials. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Birnie KA, Chambers CT, Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Noel M, Pillai Riddell R, Shah V, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Psychological interventions for vaccine injections in children and adolescents: systematic review of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain 2015. Link
  • Boerner KE, Birnie KA, Chambers CT, Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Noel M, Shah V, Pillai Riddell R, HELPinKIDS&Adults Team. Simple psychological interventions for reducing pain from common needle procedures in adults: systematic review of randomized and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Pillai Riddell R, Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Shah V, Noel M, Chambers CT, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Process interventions for vaccine injections: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • McMurtry CM, Noel M, Taddio A, Antony MM, Asmundson GJG, Pillai Riddell R, Chamber CT, Shah V, HELPinKids&Adults Team. Interventions for individuals with high levels of needle fear: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain 2015; Link
  • Noel M, Taddio A, McMurtry CM, Chambers CT, Pillai Riddell R, Shah V, HELPinKids&Adults Team. HELPinKids&Adults knowledge synthesis of the management of vaccination pain and high levels of needle fear: limitations of the evidence and recommendations for future research. Clin J Pain 2015; Link

Our Guidelines 2010:

2010 HELPinKIDS clinical practice guideline about reducing childhood vaccination pain and tools:

Other Key Relevant Publications:

  • World Health Organization (WHO). Reducing pain at the time of vaccination: WHO position paper– September 2015. WER 2015;90(39):505-16. (http://www.who.int/wer/2015/wer9039.pdf?ua=1)
  • Brighton Collaboration [a global vaccine collaborative supported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), University Children’s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland, European Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) and WHO]. Gidudu JF, et al. Immunization site pain: Case definition and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine 2012:30:4558. (http://www.who.int/immunization/sage/meetings/2015/april/
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  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Canadian Immunization Guide: Part 1, Key Immunization Information, Vaccination Administration Practices. (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cig-gci/index-eng.php).
  • World Health Organization WHO. Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, April 2015: conclusions and recommendations. Reducing pain and distress at the time of vaccination. Wkly Epidemiol Rec (WER). 2015;90:269-71.
  • Taddio A, Rogers J. Why are children still crying? Going beyond "evidence" in guideline development to improve pain care for children: The HELPinKIDS experience. Pain. 2015;156(Suppl 1):S127-S135. PMID: 25789430. Abstract

Other scientific publications on this topic 2009-2016:

  • Taddio A, Wong H, Welkovics B, Ilersich AL, Cole M, Goldbach M, Ipp M. A randomized trial of the effect of vaccine injection speed on acute pain in infants. Vaccine. 2016 Aug 12. pii: S0264-410X(16)30695-8.
    doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.08.023. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 27527817
  • Racine NM, Pillai Riddell RR, Flora DB, Taddio A, Garfield H, Greenberg S. Predicting preschool pain-related anticipatory distress: the relative contribution of longitudinal and concurrent factors. Pain. 2016 Sep;157(9):1918-1932.
    PMID: 27276117
  • Rebelo Pacheco S, Abadesso C, Monteiro A, Taddio A. Pain management during childhood vaccination injections in Portugal - a call to action. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Aug;105(8):e338.
    doi: 10.1111/apa.13434.
    PMID: 27102231
  • Pillai Riddell R, Gennis H, Taddio A, Racine N. Are parents really that important to managing vaccination pain during infancy? Pain Manag. 2016;6(1):13-7.
    doi: 10.2217/pmt.15.54. Epub 2015 Dec 17.
    PMID: 26679291
  • Taddio A, Parikh C, Yoon E, Sgro M, Singh H, Habtom E, Ilersich A, Pillai Riddell R, Shah V. Impact of parent-directed education on parental use of pain treatments during routine infant vaccinations: a cluster randomized trial. Pain 2015; 156(1):185-191.
  • Farcas C, Solodiuk J, Taddio A, Franck L, Berberich FR, LoChiatto J, Solodiuk JC. Publically available educational videos to reduce pediatric needle pain: a scoping review. Clin J Pain 2014 Dec 30 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 25551476.
  • Franck LS, Berberich FR, Taddio A. Parent participation in a childhood immunization pain reduction methods. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2015;54(3):228-235. doi: 10.1177/0009922814561593.
  • Taddio A, Smart S, Sheedy M, Yoon EW, Vyas C, Parikh C, Pillai Riddell R, Shah V. Impact of prenatal education on maternal utilization of analgesic interventions at future infant vaccinations: a cluster randomized trial. Pain 2014;155(7):1288-92.
  • Taddio A, Ilersich AF, Ilersich AN, Wells J. From the mouth of babes – getting vaccinated doesn’t have to hurt. Can J Inf Dis Med Microbiol 2014; 25(4):196-200.
  • Taddio A, Ho T, Vyas C, Thivakaran S, Jamal A, Ilersich AF, Hogan M-E, Shah V. A randomized controlled trial of clinician-led tactile stimulation to reduce pain during vaccination in infants. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014;53(7):639-644.
  • Taddio A, Ipp M, Vyas C, Parikh C, Smart S, Thivakaran S, Jamal A, Stephens D, Shah V. Teaching parents to manage pain during infant immunizations: laying the foundation for better pain management practices. Clin J Pain 2014;30(11):987-94.
  • Taddio A, MacDonald NE, Smart S, Parikh C, Allen V, Halperin B, Shah V. Impact of a parent-directed pamphlet about pain management during infant vaccinations on maternal knowledge and behavior. Neonatal Netw 2014;33(2):74-82.
  • Chan S, Pielak K, McIntyre C, Deeter B, Taddio A. Implementation of a new clinical practice guideline regarding pain management during childhood vaccine injections. Paediatr Child Health 2013; 18(7):367-372.
  • Hogan M-E, Probst J, Wong K, Pillai Riddell R, Katz J, Taddio A. A randomized-controlled trial of parent-led tactile stimulation to reduce pain during infant immunization injections. Clin J Pain 2013;30(3):259-265.
  • Taddio A, Shah V, Leung E, Wang J, Parikh C, Smart S, Hetherington R, Ipp M, Pillai Riddell R, Sgro M, Jovicic A, Franck L. Knowledge translation of the HELPinKIDS clinical practice guideline for managing childhood vaccination pain: usability and knowledge uptake of educational materials directed to new parents. BMC Pediatrics 2013;13:23 (DOI:10.1186/1471-2431-13-23).
  • Gidudu JF, Walco GA, Taddio A, Zempsky WT, Halperin SA, Calugar A, Gibbs NA, Henning R, Jovancevic M, Netterlid E, O’Connor T, Oleske JM, Varricchio F, Tsai TF, Seifert H, Schuind AE. Immunization site pain: Case definition and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine 2012:30(30):4558-4577.
  • Taddio A, Ipp M, Thivakaran S, Jamal A, Parikh C, Smart S, Sovran J, Stephens D, Katz J. Survey of the prevalence of immunization non-compliance due to needle fears in children and adults. Vaccine 2012:30(32):4807-4812.
  • Taddio A, Hogan M-E, Gerges S, Girgis A, Moyer P, Wang L, Ho T, Murphy C, Greenberg S, Ipp M. Addressing parental concerns about pain during childhood vaccination: is there enough time to include pain management in the ambulatory setting? Clin J Pain. 2012;28(3):238-242.
  • Taddio A. New clinical practice guidelines for pain management during routine childhood vaccination – what pharmacists need to know. Can Pharm J 2011;144:114-115.
  • Ipp M, Taddio A. Pain management during vaccination: recommendations from a Canadian clinical practice guideline. Paediatr Child Health 2011;16:541-543.
  • Kikuta A, Gardezi F, Dubey V, Taddio A. Practices and perceptions about pain and pain management during routine childhood immunizations: findings from a focus-group study with nurses working in Toronto Public Health. Can J Infect Dis & Med Microbiol; 2011;22:1-6.
  • Taddio A, Hogan M-E, Moyer P, Girgis A, Gerges S, Wang L, Ipp M. Evaluation of the reliability, validity and practicality of 3 measures of acute pain in infants undergoing immunization injections. Vaccine 2011;29(7):1390-1394.
  • Taddio A, Lord A, Hogan ME, Kikuta A, Yiu A, Darra E, Bruinse B, Keogh T, Stephens D. A randomized controlled trial of analgesia during vaccination in adults. Vaccine 2010;28:5365-5369.
  • Parvez E, Stinson J, Boon H, Goldman J, Shah V, Taddio A. Mothers’ beliefs about analgesia during childhood immunization. Paediatr Child Health; 2010;15:289-293.
  • Hogan ME, Kikuta A, Taddio A. A systematic review of measures for reducing injection pain during adult immunization. Vaccine 2010; 28:1514-1521.
  • Taddio A, O’Brien L, Ipp M, Stephens D, Goldbach M, Koren G. Reliability and validity of observer ratings of pain using the visual analog scale (VAS) in infants undergoing immunization injections. Pain 2009;147(1-3):141-146.
  • Taddio A, Chambers C, Halperin S, Ipp M, Lockett D, Rieder MJ, Shah V. Inadequate pain management during childhood immunization: the nerve of it. Clin Ther 2009; 31 (Suppl 2):S152-S167.
  • Taddio A, Ilersich AL, Ipp M, Kikuta A, Shah V: HELPinKIDS Team. Physical interventions and injection techniques for reducing injection pain during routine childhood immunizations: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Clin Ther 2009;31 (Suppl 2):S48-S76.
  • Shah V, Taddio A, Rieder MJ: HELPinKIDS Team. Effectiveness and tolerability of pharmacological and combined interventions for reducing injection pain during routine childhood immunizations: systematic review and meta-analyses. Clin Ther 2009;31 (Suppl 2):S104-S151.
  • Chambers C, Taddio A, Uman LS, McMurtry CM: HELPinKIDS Team. Psychological interventions for reducing pain and distress during routine childhood immunizations: a systematic review. Clin Ther 2009; 31 (Suppl 2):S77-S103.
  • Ipp M, Parkin PC, Lear N, Goldbach M, Taddio A. Order of vaccine injection determines infant pain response. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2009;163:469-472.

Proceedings from 2008 Stakeholder Workshop