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2022 May 18

World J Orthop



Effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on fracture healing in children: A systematic review.


Stroud S, Katyal T, Gornitzky AL, Swarup I
World J Orthop. 2022 May 18; 13(5):494-502.
PMID: 35633742.


Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. Although they are safe and effective means of analgesia for children with broken bones, there is considerable variation in their clinical use due to persistent concerns about their potentially adverse effect on fracture healing.