Is there a risk of acetaminophen masking a surgical infection because of its anti-pyretic effect?

Is there a risk of acetaminophen masking a surgical infection because of its anti-pyretic effect?

Is there a risk of acetaminophen masking a surgical infection because of its anti-pyretic effect?


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Presenter

Eugene Viscusi, MD

Eugene Viscusi, MD

Associate Professor Director, Acute Pain Management Service Department of Anesthesiology Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania