Topical Ketoprofen Versus Placebo in Children Presenting With Ankle Sprain to the Emergency Department A Randomized Controlled Study

Serinken M., Eken C., Tunay K., Golcuk Y.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, vol.36, no.8, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0000000000001595
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: ankle sprain, ketoprofen, topical, NSAIDS, PAIN
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Despite the favorable data concerning topical agents use in outpatient clinics, they are not commonly in emergency departments (EDs). The present study aimed to compare the effect of 2.5% topical ketoprofen (gel form) to placebo in children presenting with ankle sprain to the ED.