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Topical numbing medicine: EMLA or LMX-4 cream to lessen pain  
Abstract:  This handout gives instructions for use of EMLA or EMLA cream, a topical numbing agent that is used before a procedure to help lessen pain.
Author: Reconstructive Surgery
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, April 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services; Reconstructive Surgery
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Drug Therapy
Specific Subject(s):  Pain Management; Pain; Analgesics
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2611

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