Intravenous acetaminophen for the management of short-term post-operative pain a review of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness

Given its potential demand for use, particularly for immediate post-operative pain, there is a need to demonstrate whether the addition of intravenous (IV) acetaminophen to the multimodal pain pathway for adult patients requiring post-operative analgesia would be clinically as well as cost-effective...

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Main Authors: Harricharan, Sharada, Frey, Nina (Author)
Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa (ON) CADTH 2018, October 12, 2018
Edition:Version 1.0
Series:CADTH rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Given its potential demand for use, particularly for immediate post-operative pain, there is a need to demonstrate whether the addition of intravenous (IV) acetaminophen to the multimodal pain pathway for adult patients requiring post-operative analgesia would be clinically as well as cost-effective. This report was undertaken to examine the current evidence surrounding the clinical and cost-effectiveness of IV acetaminophen in order to inform decision-makers on whether there is value in wider adoption of this product for local use
Physical Description:1 PDF file (36 pages) illustrations