Perioperative Use of NSAIDs: Safety and Guidelines


( Last Updated : April 5, 2018)
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Reference List
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Summary of Abstracts
Project Number:
RB1205-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the safety and harms of the perioperative use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the perioperative use of NSAIDs?


Key Message

Eight systematic reviews (six with meta-analyses), six randomized controlled trials, 21 non-randomized studies, and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the perioperative use of NSAIDs.