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Single-dose rofecoxib for acute postoperative pain in adults: a quantitative systematic review

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Background: Rofecoxib is a cyclo-oxygenase 2 selective inhibitor. This systematic review of rofecoxib in acute pain examined studies of adults of analgesic efficacy over six hours, the amount and quantity of the evidence on extended duration of analgesia, and the quality and quantity of evidence on adverse events. Methods: Cochrane Library (issue 4, 2001), Biological Abstracts (March 2002), MEDLINE (March 2002) and PubMed (March 2002) were searched using rofecoxib as a free text term. The are...

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10.1186/1471-2253-2-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Pain Research
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Anesthesiology Journal website
Volume:
2
Article number:
4
Publication date:
2002-06-01
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1471-2253
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English
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2008-11-28

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