Why haven’t you brought IV Tylenol into your service?
MCHD discusses prehospital pain management with the transition of IV acetaminophen from patent to generic
With the recent transition of IV acetaminophen from patent to generic, it's a good time to discuss MCHD's 2021 NAEMSP abstract describing our prehospital experience with IV Tylenol for pain. If you've not looked into bringing this tool into your service, listen today to be convinced why IV Tylenol is an option worth considering across EMS.
1. Mahshidfar B, Rezai M, et al. Intravenous Acetaminophen vs. Ketorolac in Terms of Pain Management in Prehospital Emergency Services: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Adv J Emerg Med. 2019 May 8;3(4):e37
2.Bijur PE, Friedman BW, et al. Randomized Clinical Trial of Intravenous (IV) Acetaminophen as an Adjunct to IV Hydromorphone for Acute Severe Pain in Emergency Department Patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Aug;27(8):717-724.
Understanding pain management
An overview of pain and sedation for the prehospital provider