Chapter 20. Fracture Pain

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch20

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2008) Fracture Pain, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch20

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • inhaled nitrous oxide in fracture pain management;
  • practical pharmacological alternative;
  • lidocaine patches and other analgesic interventions providing analgesia;
  • transdermal fentanyl providing useful background analgesia;
  • analgesics used in fracture pain treatment;
  • acute analgesic administration and intramuscular opioid/morphine injection;
  • opioid analgesics in short-term management of fractures;
  • IV formulation of acetaminophen - alternative to fracture pain management;
  • treatment of specific fractures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pharmacological options

  • Treatment of specific fractures