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ACE Report #12046
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OTA 2019: No significant difference with bupivacaine injection at surgical site in hip fractures


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Multicenter Randomized Trial Evaluating Liposomal Bupivacaine for Decrease of Narcotic Use in Hip Fractures

Contributing Authors: Paul Edward Matuszewski Arun Aneja AD Diwan M Kraus Eric Scott Moghadamian J Siegel R Wright Eric F Swart

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Hip fractures are very common, and pain management is an issue. Pain itself can cause this pre-disposed population to experience confusion and delirium. On the other hand, opioid medications often used to treat the pain can often have the same effects. Thus, efficacious non-opioid pain management strategies are of great interest in hip fracture patients. The investigators randomized 55 patients to...

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