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Table 5 Comparison among the papers that had twenty or more babies in each study-group and simultaneously used the specific pain scale and respective pain scale scores available

From: Analgesia for infants’ circumcision

Authors Newborns (n) Analgesia Specific pain scale Pain scale scores
Malnory et al. [24] 53 Acetaminophen NIPS (0–7) 1.55 (1.19-2.25)
placebo 2.55 (2.1-3.0)
South et al. [22] 44 DPNB+acetaminophen+non-nutritive sucking PIPP (0–21) 5.7 (3.7-7.0)
DPNB+Tylenol 8 (6.8-8.5)
Taddio et al. [30] 86 DPNB+EMLA+acetaminophen NFCS (0-100%) 30% (20-40%)
EMLA 95% (93-97%)
  1. In bold, the most effective analgesic method.