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Volume:8 Issue:9 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12313
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Similar Complication Rates with FNB and Conventional Pain Management in Hip Fracture Patients


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Complications with focus on delirium during hospital stay related to femoral nerve block compared to conventional pain management among patients with hip fracture - A randomised controlled trial.

Injury.2020 Jul;51(7):1634-1641

Contributing Authors: A Unneby PO Svensson PY Gustafson APB Lindgren U Bergström PB Olofsson

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Synopsis

Two hundred and thirty-six patients with or without dementia who had sustained a hip fracture, either trochanteric or cervical, were randomized to receive a femoral nerve block (FNB) or conventional pain management; opioids were administered as required for both groups. The outcomes of interest included complications both pre- and post-operation, including delirium, length of hospital stay, cognit...

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