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Volume:7 Issue:3 Number:13 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #10111
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

AAOS2018: Ibuprofen/acetaminophen equal to hydrocodone/acetaminophen for post-hand surgery analgesia

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2018: Ibuprofen/acetaminophen equal to hydrocodone/acetaminophen for post-hand surgery analgesia. ACE Report. 2018;7(3):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10111

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Controlled Trial Comparing Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen verses Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen for Soft Tissue Hand Procedures

Contributing Authors: K Weinheimer B Michelotti A Payatakes

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


60 patients scheduled for soft-tissue hand surgery were randomized to a postoperative analgesia regimen consisting of either ibuprofen and acetaminophen, or hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Patients were assessed for pain, rescue opioid analgesia use, time until pain-free, and the incidence of adverse effects. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in any of the outcome measu...

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