Dexamethasone effective as an adjuvant for brachial plexus nerve block
Is there a dose response of dexamethasone as adjuvant for supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block? A prospective randomized double-blinded clinical studyJ Clin Anesth. 2015 May;27(3):237-42
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Eighty-nine patients scheduled to undergo shoulder arthroscopy were randomized to either 1-, 2-, or 4-mg of dexamethasone with bupivacaine or a control group without dexamethasone. The purpose of this study was to determine the analgesic effects of various dosages of dexamethasone in combination with low concentration local anesthetics for use as an adjuvant in supraclavicular brachial plexus nerv...
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