Last updated on March 2019

Ibuprofen Compared to Morphine as a Pediatric Postoperative Pain Management Tool Following Inguinal Surgery

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Inguinal Surgery
  • Age: Between 1 - 5 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Pediatric Patients between the ages of 10 months-5 years at presentation to clinic
  2. Patients diagnosed with inguinal hernia or hydrocele, or undescended testes requiring surgical intervention by a trained physician
  3. Patients requiring inguinal day surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients who have undergone previous inguinal surgery
  2. Patients with other co-morbidities
  3. Patients unable to be prescribed Ibuprofen or Morphine
  4. Chronic use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) or opioids
  5. Patients with renal or hepatic failure
  6. Patients with coagulation disorders
  7. Deviation to pre-established anesthesia protocol
  8. Patients diagnosed with asthma or restrictive airways

Recruitment Status: Open

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