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Single dose oral etodolac for acute postoperative pain in adults

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Background: Etodolac is a selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor, with evidence of efficacy in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Its analgesic efficacy in postoperative pain has not been clearly established. There are no systematic reviews on Etodolac's use in this condition. Objectives: To assess the analgesic efficacy of etodolac in single oral doses for moderate and severe postoperative pain. Search strategy: We searched Cochrane CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Oxford Pain R...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:335e8dad-46bf-4f87-a2d6-a8393c04c562
Source identifiers:
243534
Local pid:
pubs:243534
Language:
English

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