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Vol:95 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13815
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Infraclavicular Nerve Block for Closed Reduction of Pediatric Forearm Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Infraclavicular Nerve Block for Closed Reduction of Pediatric Forearm Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;95(1):2. Available from:

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

Sedoanalgesia Versus Infraclavicular Block for Closed Reduction of Pediatric Forearm Fracture in Emergency Department: Prospective Randomized Study

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021 Jun 1;37(6): e324-e328.

Contributing Authors:
S Karagoz E Tekin ME Aydin MC Turgut AM Yayik

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Sixty four pediatric patients with closed forearm fractures requiring reduction were randomized to receive sedoanalgesia (n=30) or an infraclavicular nerve block (ICB) (n=34) for pain control prior to reduction. The outcomes of interest were pain scores measured with the Wong-Baker FACES Scale (WBS), patient and practitioner satisfaction and adverse events. The ICB group had significantly lower pa...

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