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Effect of intravenous acetaminophen on postoperative hypoxemia after abdominal surgery. The FACTOR Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2020; 324: 350-358.

Published: 16th September 2020

Authors: Turan A, Essber H, Saasouh W, Hovsepyan K, Makarova I, Ayad S et al.


In this study that included 580 patients, routine use of paracetamol for 48h did not reduce the length of time oxygen saturation was below 90%, pain scores or opioid requirement.

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