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AAOS 2016: IV + oral acetaminophen comparable for pain and narcotic use following TJA

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March 2016

AAOS 2016: IV + oral acetaminophen comparable for pain and narcotic use following TJA

Vol: 5| Issue: 3| Number:94| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Randomized Prospective Trial Comparing the Use of IV versus PO Acetaminophen with Total Joint Arthroplasty

Contributing Authors:
JR Politi A Matrka RL Davis

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120 patients undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either intravenous or oral administration of acetaminophen as part of their postoperative multimodal analgesic regimen. The purpose of this study was to compare the two routes of administration in terms of narcotic use and pain in the initial 24 postoperative hours. The results displayed that intravenous and oral administr...

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