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Oral administration of morphine versus ibuprofen to manage postfracture pain in children: A randomized trial

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Posted on October 28, 2014

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Topic: Oral administration of morphine versus ibuprofen to manage postfracture pain in children: A randomized trial

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October 27, 2014 - Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, this study aimed to determine whether morphine given orally has superior efficacy to ibuprofen in fracture-related pain. Results found no significant difference in analgesic efficacy between oral morphine and ibuprofen. However, morphine was associated with a significantly greater number of adverse effects.

Authors: Naveen Poonai, Gina Bhullar, Kangrui Lin, Adam Papini, David Mainprize, Jocelyn Howard, John Teefy, Michelle Bale, Cindy Langford, Rodrick Lim, Larry Stitt, Michael J. Rieder, Samina Ali

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