A randomised controlled trial of ice to reduce the pain of immunisation
A randomised controlled trial of ice to reduce the pain of immunisation
Document number : 251411
Created by: Yashodha Ediriweera, 2019-05-15
Last revised by: Susan Wright, 2019-08-22
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

Pain is a major adverse effect associated with vaccination. Ice may be used to reduce pain. This prospective randomised controlled trial (RCT) aims to investigate the effects of applying an ice pack prior to immunisation on the outcome of pain in medical students receiving their flu vaccines.

Supervisor

Jennifer Banks
Senior Research officer, School of Medicine, Mackay Clinical School

Workplaces involved in this project

Added workplaces

Health Care - Organisations supporting health care delivery - Miscellaneous
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Mackay Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2019-01-01

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