Topical NSAIDs for acute pain: a meta-analysis

  title={Topical NSAIDs for acute pain: a meta-analysis},
  author={Lorna Mason and R Andrew Moore and Jayne E Edwards and Sheena Derry and H. J. McQuay},
  journal={BMC Family Practice},
  pages={10 - 10}
BACKGROUND A previous systematic review reported that topical NSAIDs were effective in relieving pain in acute conditions like sprains and strains, with differences between individual drugs for efficacy. More trials, a better understanding of trial quality and bias, and a reclassification of certain drugs necessitate a new review. METHODS Studies were identified by searching electronic databases and writing to manufacturers. We selected randomised double blind trials comparing topical NSAID… CONTINUE READING
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