Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
In children with acute musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries what is the optimal approach to pain management?

Bottom-line:
Current evidence suggests that ibuprofen provides better single-agent relief than acetaminophen or codeine^ and is at least equivalent to acetaminophen with codeine for acute pediatric pain due to injury^ with fewer adverse events.

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Publication Date: 2015-3-24
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:25:58