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Vol:243 Issue:2 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14624
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Non-Opioid Multimodal Pain Protocol Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Non-Opioid Multimodal Pain Protocol Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;243(2):1. Available from:

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

Multimodal Nonopioid Pain Protocol Provides Better or Equivalent Pain Control Compared to Opioid Analgesia Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial.

Arthroscopy. 2022 Apr;38(4):1077-1085.

Contributing Authors:
TR Jildeh MJ Abbas L Hasan V Moutzouros KR Okoroha

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40 patients who underwent a primary arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive a non-opioid multimodal pain management protocol (n=17) or a traditional opioid-based pain management protocol (n=23). The primary outcome of interest was Visual Analog Scale (VAS) pain scores in the first 10 postoperative days. Secondary outcomes of interest included the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measu...

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