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Needle-Free Device Delivers Pain-Free Analgesia


 
 

| Monday, May 5, 2008


A new needle-free device that delivers a local anesthetic to the skin promises to help make delivering drugs and drawing blood less painful for children.

The system involves a sterile, prefilled, disposable device that dispenses lidocaine powder into the epidermis, the cells that make up the outer layer of the skin, lead author Dr. William T. Kempsky, from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, and colleagues explain.

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