Sniffing out endodontic pain: use of an intranasal analgesic in a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Turner2011SniffingOE,
  title={Sniffing out endodontic pain: use of an intranasal analgesic in a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Casey L Turner and Garry W Eggleston and Scott A. Lunos and Neil E. Johnson and Tim S Wiedmann and Walter R. Bowles},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={439-44}
}
INTRODUCTION Orofacial pain is a common encounter in dentistry (affecting 12% of the population) and is a primary reason for patients seeking emergency care. Dentists often prescribe oral analgesics, which have disadvantages of decreased absorption rates and delayed onset. Intranasal (IN) delivery takes advantage of a large surface area of mucosal tissue for rapid absorption. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of IN ketorolac for endodontic pain using a randomized, double… CONTINUE READING