Table 7.52Quality of life

StudyTreatmentFollow-upOutcomesResult – best treatment
1 RCT341
Level 1+
Naproxen vs placebo12 weeksPTSS, SF-36 physical (all domains except general health); SF-36 mental (all domains except role-emotional)Naproxen (p≤0.001; p≤0.001; p <0.01)
1 RCT343,345
Level 1+
12 weeksSF-36 physical (all domains); SF-36 mental (all domains)Naproxen (p <0.01; p <0.05)

From: 7, Pharmacological management

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