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Ultrasound-Guided Pericapsular Nerve Block for Reducing Pain in Emergency for Hip Fracture Patients

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August 2022

Ultrasound-Guided Pericapsular Nerve Block for Reducing Pain in Emergency for Hip Fracture Patients

Vol: 279| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effectiveness of pericapsular nerve group block with ultrasonography in patients diagnosed with hip fracture in the emergency department

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2022 Jun;28(6):832-838.

Contributing Authors:
B Güllüpınar C Sağlam EE Ünlüer P Ayvat K Öztürk M Gül S Tandon

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Synopsis

Forty-two patients presenting to the emergency department with hip fractures were randomized to receive a pericapsular nerve group block (PENG; n=18) or intravenous paracetamol/tramadol (n=21) for pain control. The outcomes of interest included Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) pain scores at rest and with a 15 degree straight leg raise, measured up to 24 hours after emergency room processing. Patients i...

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