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Volume:8 Issue:9 Number:21 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12329
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Nerve Block Improves Pain-Related Outcomes in Extremity Surgery


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

Combination Preemptive Peripheral Nerve Block in Limb Surgery. A Prospective Study.

Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 Aug 3;56(8):388

Contributing Authors: IC Lu SH Huang DV Lu CD Hsu SH Wu

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Synopsis

Sixty patients scheduled for extremity surgery were randomized into receiving either a single shot of pre-operative peripheral nerve block (PNB) or control (post-operative pain control with morphine). The primary outcome was the peak pain score on a verbal numeric rating scale (NRS), which was evaluated in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU). Additional outcomes of interest included the following...

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