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The Efficacy and Safety of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Following Orthopedic Trauma2019

Type: New Practice Management Guideline (PMG)
Category: Trauma
Committee Liaison: Jennifer J. Freeman, MD

Team leader(s)

There is equipoise regarding the use of NSAIDs in orthopedic trauma and the safety with respect to non-union has been questioned. Given the role of NSAIDs in multi-modal pain control in the trauma patient there is a need for guidance on the use and safety of NSAIDs in orthopedic trauma.

This PMG is jointly sponsored with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.

Work Group Members
Patrick Murphy, MD, MPH, MSc - Leader
Basem Attum, MD, MS (OTA)
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD
Krista Haines, DO
Ed Harvey (OTA)
Erik Hasenboehler, MD 
Thomas Higgins, MD (OTA)
Joseph Hoegler, MD (OTA)
Joseph Hsu, MD (OTA)
George Kasotakis, MD, MPH
Anna Miller, MD (OTA)
Hassan Mir, MD (OTA)
William Obremskey, MD (OTA)
Nimitt Patel, MD
Brandy B.  Padilla-Jones, MD
William Ricci, MD (OTA)
Rachel Seymour, PhD (OTA)
Meghan Wally, MSPH (OTA)

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