Pain relief for acute musculoskeletal complaints in children

Bauchner, Howard
July 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p651
Academic Journal
The article presents a summary of the double-blind, randomized clinical trial on the pain relief for acute musculoskeletal complaints in children as well as its commentary. Results of the study indicate that ibuprofen provided greater analgesia than acetaminophen or codeine. The author shares his interest in knowing whether the initial differences in analgesia persist with additional dosing after discharge from the emergency department.


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