Side Effects of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: The Experience of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

@article{Teslim2014SideEO,
  title={Side Effects of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: The Experience of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  author={Onigbinde Ayodele Teslim and M’Kumbuzi Vyvienne and Olaogun Mathew Olatokunbo and Afolabi Joshua Oluwafisayo and Nondwe Bongokazi Mlenzana and M. Nurul Shamila and Tarimo Nesto and Mukoka Grace},
  journal={American Journal of Health Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={106}
}
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are of choice for acute pain management in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) but they are not without side effects. The primary aim of this study was to investigate user’s experience of side effects of oral NSAIDs among patients with MSDs. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 296 patients with MSDs from physiotherapy out-patient clinics of five selected hospitals. A structured and close ended questionnaire was administered to… Expand
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