Oral aspirin in postoperative pain: a quantitative systematic review.

  title={Oral aspirin in postoperative pain: a quantitative systematic review.},
  author={Jayne E Edwards and Anna D Oldman and Lesley A Smith and Dawn Carroll and Phillip J Wiffen and H. J. McQuay and R Andrew Moore},
  volume={81 3},
OBJECTIVES A systematic review of the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of single-dose aspirin compared with placebo in postoperative pain. DESIGN Published studies were identified from systematic searching of bibliographic databases and reference lists of retrieved reports. Summed pain intensity and pain relief data were extracted and converted into dichotomous information to yield the number of patients with at least 50% pain relief. This was used to calculate the relative benefit and… CONTINUE READING
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