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  • Posted By: kancha
  • September 23, 2007
  • 06:20 AM

A 45-year-old woman is found outside her car after hitting a tree. The car appears severely damaged. There is no evidence as to how the woman escaped from the car. It is thought that she was able to open her door and then fell from the car. When she is discovered, she is conscious but disoriented and complaining of severe pain of multiple origins. While in route to the emergency department, her pain increases in intensity.
Which medication (NSAIDs or opioids?) might be used to ease her pain immediately upon her arrival at the hospital?

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