A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Treatment Regimens for Acute Pain for Topical Oleoresin Capsaicin (Pepper Spray) Exposure in Adult Volunteers

@article{Barry2008ARC,
  title={A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Treatment Regimens for Acute Pain for Topical Oleoresin Capsaicin (Pepper Spray) Exposure in Adult Volunteers},
  author={J. D. Barry and R. Hennessy and J. Mcmanus},
  journal={Prehospital Emergency Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={432 - 437}
}
  • J. D. Barry, R. Hennessy, J. Mcmanus
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Prehospital Emergency Care
  • Objective. Several topical therapies have been proposed to treat acute pain from exposure to oleoresin capsaicin (OC). The purpose of this study was to determine the most beneficial topical treatment for relieving contact dermatitis pain caused by OC exposure. Methods. We performed a single-blind, randomized human experiment evaluating the effectiveness of five different regimens for the treatment of topical facial OC exposure. Forty-nine volunteer, adult law enforcement trainees were exposed… CONTINUE READING
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