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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:18 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12902
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Antipressure Gel Pads Plus Sponge Support During Orthopaedic Surgery Improves Pain & Mobilization


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OrthoEvidence. Antipressure Gel Pads Plus Sponge Support During Orthopaedic Surgery Improves Pain & Mobilization . ACE Report. 2021;10(1):18. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12902

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

The Effect of Position Support During Orthopedic Surgery on Postoperative Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Pain Manag Nurs. 2020 Dec;21(6):549-555.

Contributing Authors: DS Erdemir L Senturan

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Synopsis

One hundred patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery were randomized to be placed in a supine position using viscoelastic sponge support options (n=50) or the addition of anti-pressure gel pads (n=50). The outcomes of interest included pain evaluated using the McGill Melzack Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) for regions including the neck, waist, scapula, arm, gluteal, and heel; the Visual Analogue...

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