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Vol:9 Issue:11 Number:12 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #12527
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Ibuprofen Does Not Impair Long Bone Fracture Healing in Pediatric Fracture Patients

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OrthoEvidence. Ibuprofen Does Not Impair Long Bone Fracture Healing in Pediatric Fracture Patients. ACE Report. 2020;9(11):12. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of NSAID Use on Bone Healing in Pediatric Fractures: A Preliminary, Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Study.

J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Sep;40(8):e683-e689.

Contributing Authors:
JAV Nuelle KM Coe HA Oliver JL Cook DG Hoernschemeyer SK Gupta

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One hundred pediatric patients (102 fractures) were included in this randomized trial comparing ibuprofen and acetaminophen for pain relief after sustaining a long bone fracture. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of healing. Additional outcomes of interest included time to radiographic union, incidence of non-union, duration of medication use (i.e., treatment, narcotic consumption)...

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