Randomized, Controlled Trial of Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, and Codeine for Acute Pain Relief in Children With Musculoskeletal Trauma.
Clark E, Plint AC, Correll R, Gaboury I, Passi B. A
This high quality RCT by local investigators rigorously compared acetaminophen, ibuprofen and codeine analgesics among children in the ED with MSK trauma and found ibuprofen to be statistically and clinically significantly superior on a self-reported validated visual acuity pain scale. JC attendees felt this trial supports a change in current practice.
UPDATED Journal Club - March 2013