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[2 min watch] Top 3 tips for decreasing pain from injections
Do you see patients with a fear of needles? In this short video, Dr Tony Dicker provides his top three tips for decreasing pain from injections and making procedures more pleasant for your patients.
Dr Dicker talks about how to stretch the skin, buffer anaesthesia and distract the patient to make injections easier to manage in primary care. He also gives some practical advice on how to reduce patients’ pain after a skin surgery procedure, including the application of ice packs to reduce swelling and minimise pain.