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Single dose oral diflunisal for acute postoperative pain in adults.

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BACKGROUND: Diflunisal is a long-acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) most commonly used to treat acute postoperative pain or chronic joint pain from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyses the effectiveness and harm of different doses of diflunisal in the context of moderate to severe postoperative pain. OBJECTIVES: To assess efficacy, duration of action, and associated adverse events of single dose oral diflunisal in acute postoperative pain in adults. S...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
McQuay, HJ More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD007440
Publication date:
2010
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EISSN:
1469-493X
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uuid:1c8fd7f1-bb01-4213-b985-92a7c8acfc06
Source identifiers:
242115
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pubs:242115

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