n of 1 trials – paracetamol

Single patient trials (SPT) of paracetamol for pain in palliative care patients on regular opioids

This trial examines the feasibility of aggregating multiple SPTs to gain a population estimate of the efficacy of paracetamol in pain where the patient is on regular opioids.

Current status:

Funded, completed

Recent publications:

Single-patient multiple crossover studies to determine the effectiveness of paracetamol in relieving pain suffered by patients with advanced cancer taking regular opioids: A pilot study

The Essential Guide to N-of-1 Trials in Health

For more information contact:

Study manager Sue Ann Carmont, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland (s.carmont@uq.edu.au; +61 7 3365 5014)