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2022 Sep-Oct 01

J Trauma Nurs



Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Are Not Associated With Increased Bleeding in Blunt Solid Organ Injury.


Hill JH, Kuhlman J, LaRiccia A, Ngo A, Hyland S J, Spalding MC
J Trauma Nurs. 2022 Sep-Oct 01; 29(5):235-239.
PMID: 36095269.


Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are an effective nonopiate option for pain control. However, the antiplatelet aggregation of cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) inhibitors presents a concern in that they may exacerbate bleeding in patients with solid organ injuries.