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Vol:291 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14928
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction Following Hip Fracture Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction Following Hip Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;291(1):1. Available from:

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

Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction With Spinal Versus General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture Surgery : A Randomized Clinical Trial

Ann Intern Med. 2022 01-Jul;():. 10.7326/M22-0320

Contributing Authors:
MD Neuman R Feng SS Ellenberg F Sieber DI Sessler J Magaziner N Elkassabany ES Schwenk D Dillane ER Marcantonio D Menio S Ayad M Hassan T Stone S Papp D Donegan M Marshall JD Jaffe C Luke B Sharma S Azim R Hymes KJ Chin R Sheppard B Perlman J Sappenfield E Hauck MA Hoeft A Tierney LJ Gaskins AD Horan T Brown J Dattilo JL Carson Investigators REGAIN (Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture)

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One thousand six hundred patients undergoing surgery for hip fractures were randomized to receive either spinal anesthesia (n=795) or general anesthesia (n=805). Pain scores using the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) were assessed from postoperative day 1 to 3 and again at 60, 180, and 365 days. Prescription analgesic use was measured at 60, 180, and 365 days postoperatively, and satisfaction with ane...

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