Orthopedics - Opioid vs. Non-Opioid Analgesia in Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus (SCH) Fracture
Condition or Therapy:
Post-operative opioid use, supracondylar humerus fracture
What is the goal of this study?
The primary goal of this study is to determine the relative efficacy of opioid analgesics vs. non-opioids analgesics for postoperative pain relief in children undergoing closed reduction and percutaneous pinning (CRPP) for supracondylar humerus (SCH) fractures by comparing pain ratings for children in the OXY and IBU cohorts and determine if ibuprofen and oxycodone provide comparable analgesia. In addition, the study aims to determine prescription guidelines for children undergoing CRPP for SCH fractures.
Who can join the study?
- Between ages 3 to 12
- Presenting to Seattle Children’s Hospital with Gartland Type II – IV SCH fracture that requires closed reduction and percutaneous pinning
What will happen if my child takes part in this study?
- Patients will be consented during admission at Seattle Children’s Hospital
- Patient and/or parent will fill out questionnaires at time of consent. This will take no more than 5 minutes.
- Parent of patient will receive text messages 2x daily for one week to report patient’s rated pain and medication patient takes
- After one week, parents will receive texts to report pain and medication every three days until post op day 21
Who can I contact for more information?
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org