Acetaminophen plus diclofenac and diclofenac monotherapy are comparable to acetaminophen alone for pain relief in patients with acute blunt minor musculoskeletal extremity trauma.
Acetaminophen-Diclofenac Combination Similar to Acetaminophen Monotherapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief
Orginally Published At: Musculoskeletal Pain
I got one of the quackiest emails I’ve ever seen… from a physician. (Or at least someone sticking those letters behind his name.) It’s a good reminder that every profession has its cranks and kooks. The proportions do matter, of course, but no profession is immune and someone is at the bottom of every class. […]
Chronic pain is a major public health concern with profound negative effects on the well-being of millions of Americans. More than 40%, an estimated 100 million U.S. citizens, experience chronic noncancer pain (CNP).15 The recently released National Pain Strategy estimated that 14% of the adult population in the United States had “high-impact” chronic pain defined […]
Greg Lehman published a nice new blog post about a useful metaphor: “The cup metaphor suggests that pain occurs when all of the stressors/loads in our lives exceed the space in our cup. When we overflow we have pain.” From Do our patient’s need fixing? Or do they need a bigger cup? And spoons! See also […]