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Topical NSAIDs for chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults.

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly taken orally, but they are also available in topical preparations to be applied to or rubbed onto the skin of a painful joint, typically one affected by arthritis, with the aim of relieving pain locally. Topical NSAIDs are widely used in some parts of the world for acute and chronic painful conditions, but have not been universally accepted until recently. One of the problems has been that older clinical studies were generally short,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Volume:
9
Publication date:
2012-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:d67a3938-5e69-4996-87ec-667802797205
Source identifiers:
384970
Local pid:
pubs:384970
Language:
English

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