A Non-Inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Clinical Effectiveness of Anesthesia Obtained by Application of a Novel Topical Anesthetic Putty With the Infiltration of Lidocaine for the Treatment of Lacerations in the Emergency Department

Mark G Jenkins, Diarmaid J Murphy, Carol Little, Julie McDonald, Paul A McCarron

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Abstract

We test the hypothesis that anesthesia, measured as pain scores, induced by a novel topical anesthetic putty is non-inferior (margin=1.3) to that provided by conventional lidocaine infiltration for the repair of lacerations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)704-710
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of emergency medicine
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anesthetics, Local
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lacerations
  • Lidocaine
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Measurement
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Wound Healing
  • Young Adult

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