Peripheral Nerve Block vs. Spinal Anesthesia for Pain Control Post-Acute Ankle Fracture Surgery
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OrthoEvidence. Peripheral Nerve Block vs. Spinal Anesthesia for Pain Control Post-Acute Ankle Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;52(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13700
Peripheral nerve block anaesthesia and postoperative pain in acute ankle fracture surgery: the AnAnkle randomised trialBr J Anaesth. 2021 Apr;126(4): 881-888.
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One hundred and fifty patients scheduled for an acute ankle fracture surgery were randomized to receive peripheral nerve blockade (popliteal sciatic nerve block; saphenous nerve block; n=77) or spinal anesthesia (n=73). The primary outcome of interest was post-operative pain measured using the Pain Intensity and Opioid Consumption (PIOC) score, a composite of Numeric Pain Rating (NRS) area under t...
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