Thesis / Dissertation

The Haemodynamic Effects of Mannitolcontaining Intravenous Paracetamol: A Pilot Program

Elizabeth Ann Chiam, Rinaldo Bellomo (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

The haemodynamic effects of intravenous paracetamol: overview of clinical significance In households worldwide, paracetamol is an over-the-counter drug synonymous with its safety and efficacy for its antipyretic (fever relieving) and analgesic (pain relieving) properties. It is readily available to the public in both enteral (oral) and rectal formulations. In the hospital setting, with 100% bioavailability and ease of administration, the intravenous (IV) formulation of paracetamol is an attractive option for patients undergoing major surgery and the critically ill, where oral and rectal administration may be challenging. Studies have found IV paracetamol is often used in multimodal postopera..

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