Acetaminophen significantly reduced in-hospital delirium

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 15:50 in Health & Medicine

Patients treated with acetaminophen demonstrated a significant reduction in in-hospital delirium. Moreover, those given acetaminophen also were more likely to have shorter stays in the intensive care unit, less breakthrough pain. Those patients who did experience delirium had shorter bouts of the acute confusion. In addition, adding acetaminophen to postoperative care also reduced the need for opioid painkillers in these patients.

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