Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for treating acute ankle sprains in adults

Michel P.J. van den Bekerom*, Arnout Sjer, Peter A.A. Struijs, Leendert Blankevoort, C. N. van Dijk, Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects (benefits and harms) of oral and topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for acute ankle sprains and to determine whether there is evidence for differences in effectiveness between oral and topical preparations. The comparisons will be as follows: Oral NSAIDs versus placebo; Topical NSAIDs versus placebo; Oral NSAIDs versus topical NSAIDs.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD008810
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 28 Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes


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