Preliminary clinical assessment of polyvinyl alcohol-tetrahydroxyborate hydrogels as potential topical formulations for local anesthesia of lacerations

Paul A McCarron, Diarmaid J Murphy, Claire Little, Julie McDonald, Oonagh J Kelly, Mark G Jenkins

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess a novel semisolid material as a potential topical drug delivery system for acute laceration. The objectives were to correlate physical characterization data using rheologic studies and to compare with clinical assessment of performance in an emergency department (ED).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-9
Number of pages7
JournalAcademic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011

Bibliographical note

© 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Keywords

  • Lacerations
  • Young Adult
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Chemistry, Pharmaceutical
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Pilot Projects
  • Borates
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Anesthetics, Local
  • Polyvinyl Alcohol
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Adult
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Middle Aged
  • Adolescent
  • Male
  • Administration, Topical
  • Female
  • Anesthesia, Local

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