Adults often suggest a patient to "relax, because if you relax you will feel less pain." The Zaky HUG relaxed the babies of this study and indeed they seemed to feel less pain during painful procedures.
Cochrane Library Publication: Effect of Facilitated Tucking Created with Simulated Hands [The Zaky HUG] on Physiological Pain Indicators during Venipuncture in Premature Infants
by Nayer Salmani1, Zohre Karjoo2*, Khadige Dehghani1, Alireza Sadeghnia3
"Conclusion According to the results of the current research, using the simulating glove [The Zaky HUG] to reduce pain during invasive and painful procedures is an effective and easy method for preterm newborns. Therefore, it is recommended that such simulation devices be applied in NICU for pain management, especially when parents of infants refuse to be present during painful procedures."
Iranian journal of neonatology, 2017, 8(4), 7‐12 | added to CENTRAL: 31 October 2018 | 2018 Issue 10