Reply To: Use of Pain Ease spray

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    March 18, 2014 at 10:22 am

    See below.

    Mary Lynn Rae
    Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital
    Chicago, IL
    United States

    Original Message:
    Sent: 03-12-2014 05:08 PM
    From: Lynn Stachel
    Subject: Use of Pain Ease spray

    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Advanced Practice Nurses and Outpatient Staff Clinic Issues .

     1. Do you use Pain Ease spray with your patients? Yes, but we use the J-tip a lot more now.

    2. If yes, do you use it for the following procedures and please indicate any restrictions or contraindications.
    a. For Peripheral IV’s? Yes

    b. For injections? (not that often; we use LMX cream more).

    c. For port accessing? No, the can cannot be guaranteed that it is sterile. 

    d. For anything else? No

    3. Do you use it out of the can on sterile sites? No

    4. If you do not use Pain Ease please indicate why and name other products used to minimize injection site pain.

    Thank you

    Lynn Stachel
    Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
    Grand Rapids, MI
    United States