Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction Following Hip Fracture Surgery
Pain, Analgesic Use, and Patient Satisfaction With Spinal Versus General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture Surgery : A Randomized Clinical TrialAnn Intern Med. 2022 01-Jul;():. 10.7326/M22-0320
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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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