Ultrasound-Guided Pericapsular Nerve Block for Reducing Pain in Emergency for Hip Fracture Patients
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OrthoEvidence. Ultrasound-Guided Pericapsular Nerve Block for Reducing Pain in Emergency for Hip Fracture Patients. ACE Report. 2022;279(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14843
Effectiveness of pericapsular nerve group block with ultrasonography in patients diagnosed with hip fracture in the emergency departmentUlus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2022 Jun;28(6):832-838.
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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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