TABLE 2

NFCS Scores at the 4 Study Times According to Analgesic Procedure

NFCS Score, Mean ± SE
BaselineCleansingInjectionRecovery
Standard care2.0 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.27.2 ± 0.14.0 ± 1.8
Skin-to-skin contact1.5 ± 0.20.8 ± 0.27.3 ± 0.11.8 ± 0.2
Dextrose treatment1.4 ± 0.20.6 ± 0.27.1 ± 0.12.1 ± 0.3
Skin-to-skin contact plus dextrose treatment1.4 ± 0.20.5 ± 0.16.2 ± 0.20.6 ± 0.2