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Buzzy Mini Personal Striped - Pain relief for first aid, injections, aches, injuries, and more

$39.95
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  • TAG : — Screw Buzzy Cohen (@ScrewBuzzyCohen)
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  • But please, don’t take my word for it! Research has shown that Buzzy reduces patient-reported pain and anxiety from children ages 4 and older. It has also been determined that experimental groups who used the Buzzy had a higher IV start success rate (Baxter, Cohen & VonBaeyer 2011). Also, a study focused on blood draws reported no negative impact when utilizing Buzzy during a blood draw, while still finding the same positive effects in anxiety and pain levels (Inal & Kelleci 2012).

    Buzzy is a non-pharmacological pain control device that operates on the principals of the Gate Pain Control theory. Using vibration (his “buzz”) and cold (via his frozen wings), Buzzy engages the nerve fibers in a way that can help “interrupt” a pain signal en route to the brain.

  • This is what makes the opportunity to use Buzzy so incredible. It can help prevent or limit a pain experience that commonly comes between families and a positive coping experience with a health care encounter. And the best part is it doesn’t require a medical license, training or even background to utilize it. Place Buzzy “between the pain and the brain,” and turn him on! Buzzy can be held by a nurse, phlebotomist, Child Life Specialist, Mom, Dad or even the patient himself.

    Buzzy needs to go “between the brain and the pain” to be effective. In other words, Buzzy should be placed along the path of the nerve to best interrupt the pain signals journey from your skin to the brain. The nerves

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    Buzzy is still fairly new to Texas Children’s Hospital, but he is a busy little guy and is making his way around! Many of the Child Life Specialists have access to one and many of the outpatient clinics, west tower inpatient floors, and even pathology labs are beginning to order them to have on hand. Bee on the watch out for this tiny but mighty little helper bug!

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The Buzzy probably does have some utility. I’m not surprised at all that so many people, according to the manufacturers, are pleased with the results. Cold can desensitize the skin somewhat. And vibration might help via gate control of pain sensation. But the evidence provided doesn’t support a claim that this device works via that specific mechanism or any better than simple distraction techniques. If the Buzzy works via a mechanism other than distraction, it should have some benefit in populations where placebo effects, although still present, might have less influence on outcomes. Neonates for instance. While this only looks at vibration alone for reducing neonatal heel stick pain, and suffers from similar limitations, it was interesting.