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Cook Children's Health Foundation

Cook Children’s Health Foundation seeks to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Funding supported a prospective, randomized control study evaluating the use of IV acetaminophen to understand the impact of opiate versus non-opiate use on congenital heart defect patient’s post-surgery. The primary outcome of this study is to determine whether the use of IV Acetaminophen decreases the total dose of opioids given to patients with congenital heart defect post-surgery.

Focus Areas

Medical Research