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Oral valdecoxib and injected parecoxib for acute postoperative pain: a quantitative systematic review

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Background: Clinical trials suggest that cyclo-oxygenase-2 specific inhibitors (coxibs) are an effective treatment for acute postoperative pain. The aims of this systematic review were to examine the evidence for oral valdecoxib and injected parecoxib, and quantify efficacy and adverse effects. Methods: Information from randomized, double-blind studies in acute postoperative pain was sought. The area under the pain relief versus time curve over four to six hours was dichotomized using validat...

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10.1186/1471-2253-3-1

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University of Oxford
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Pain Research
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Balliol College
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BMC Anesthesiology Journal website
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3
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Article: 1
Publication date:
2003-07-05
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1471-2253
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uuid:c696999f-975a-4736-af31-fa79b3e3da2d
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ora:2252
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English
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