Lower Opioid Consumption & Pain with Pre-Emptive vs Post-Op Nerve Block in Mandibular Fx Surgery
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OrthoEvidence. Lower Opioid Consumption & Pain with Pre-Emptive vs Post-Op Nerve Block in Mandibular Fx Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;1(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13229
A Randomized Observer-Blinded Controlled Trial to Compare Pre-Emptive with Postoperative Ultrasound-Guided Mandibular Nerve Block for Postoperative Analgesia in Mandibular Fracture SurgeriesLocal Reg Anesth. 2021 Feb 10;14: 13-20.
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Sixty patients with unilateral mandibular fractures scheduled for surgery under general anesthesia were randomized to receive an ultrasound-guided mandibular nerve blockade with ropivacaine administered pre-emptively prior to surgical incision (n=30) or post-operation (n=30). The outcomes of interest included morphine consumption, incidence of additional fentanyl consumption, duration of post-oper...
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