NSAID CeilingFrom February 2018, Pericarditis: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter
In this segment we discuss the ceiling effect of NSAIDs, the max dose at which pain relief is obtained. Higher doses and longer courses can lead to adverse effects without more pain control. The generally accepted ceiling dose for pain control is 600 mg for ibuprofen and 10 mg for ketorolac …12min 24Bryan Hayes, PharmD and Mike Weinstock, MD
Paper Chase 2 | Tylenol Works for Osteoarthritis After All!From September 2017, Dissecting Into The Heart Of The Matter
Regular use of acetaminophen or acetaminophen-codeine combinations may reduce the need for NSAIDs to treat OA-related pain. •4min 16Nate Finnerty, MD and Brett Ebeling, MD
Paper Chase 1: Valium is Out for Acute Atraumatic Low Back PainFrom May 2017, Pain in the Neck!
Diazepam+naproxen did not improve functional outcomes when compared to placebo+naproxen among patients with acute, nontraumatic, nonradicular low back pain. •4min 18Mike Weinstock, MD and Nate Finnerty, MD
Paper Chase 1: NSAIDs Are Better Than Opioids for Renal ColicFrom April 2017, Defend Yourself - Nightstick Fractures
Discuss the findings in the recent article by Pathan et al Delivering safe and effective analgesia for management of renal colic in the emergency department: a double-blind, multigroup, randomised controlled trial. •5min 15Mike Weinstock, MD and Nate Finnerty, MD