Test Your Knowledge of Pediatric Orthopedic Injury Management in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Pediatric Orthopedic Injuries: Evidence-Based Management in the Urgent Care | September 2023

A 7-year-old boy arrives at urgent care with his father. The boy fell off a trampoline onto his outstretched hand. His right elbow is swollen and has limited range of motion. The boy is crying and appears to be in significant pain as you examine him. You suspect he has a supracondylar fracture and decide to offer analgesia before sending him for x-rays. Which of these analgesics would be LEAST appropriate for this patient?

a. Ibuprofen

b. Acetaminophen

c. Acetaminophen with hydrocodone

d. Acetaminophen with codeine

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