Oral analgesics may be unnecessary for children undergoing outpatient removal of percutaneous pins

  • April 17, 2014

Oral analgesics are unlikely to aid the ability of children to deal with pain after the outpatient removal of percutaneous fracture fixation pins, according to recently published data. “Neither acetaminophen nor ibuprofen significantly reduced the pain score or heart rate associated with percutaneous pin removal in children as compared with the placebo,” Kevin Boon Leong Lim, FRCS(Eng), FRCSEd(Orth), FAMS(Ortho Surgery) and colleagues, wrote in the study.Full Story »

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