OTA 2019: No significant difference with bupivacaine injection at surgical site in hip fractures
A Multicenter Randomized Trial Evaluating Liposomal Bupivacaine for Decrease of Narcotic Use in Hip Fractures
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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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