This network meta-analysis of oral premedication to improve anaesthetic success of inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis suggest that that oral premedication with dexamethasone, NSAIDs and Tramadol increases the success rate.[read the full story...]
Non-medical use of prescription drugs #NonMedicalDrugs
Ian Hamilton and Julia Buxton from the University of York preview the #NonMedicalDrugs event that will take place in York on Friday 16th March 2018.
The meeting will bring together people who can offer personal and professional insights of the extent of the issue and how we can support people who develop problems.[read the full story...]
Wealth of reliable evidence on efficacy of single dose oral analgesics
This overview includes 39 Cochrane reviews with data from around 460 studies and about 50,000 patients providing a wealth of reliable evidence on the analgesic efficacy of single dose oral analgesics.[read the full story...]
Few adverse events with single dose oral analgesics for acute postoperative pain
This overview of adverse event rates associated with single dose oral analgesics includes data from 39 Cochrane reviews, and provides evidence that adverse events rates are generally similar with active drug and placebo.[read the full story...]