Affordable Access

Ketorolac vs meperidine for the management of pain in the emergency department.

Authors
  • Koenig, K L
  • Hodgson, L
  • Kozak, R
  • Jordan, K
  • Sexton, T R
  • Leiken, A M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1994
Volume
1
Issue
6
Pages
544–549
Identifiers
PMID: 7600401
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When used to treat patients who had acute pain states, 60 mg of IM ketorolac produced analgesia similar to that produced by 100 mg of IM meperidine; however, the ketorolac produced fewer subjective side effects and less sedation than did the meperidine.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times