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Volume:2 Issue:2 Number:262 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #363
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Femoral block administered before hospitalization provides better analgesia in knee trauma


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OrthoEvidence. Femoral block administered before hospitalization provides better analgesia in knee trauma. ACE Report. 2013;2(2):262. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/363

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Femoral Nerve Blockade Administered Preclinically for Pain Relief in Severe Knee Trauma is More Feasible and Effective than Intravenous Metamizole: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Trauma. 2008 Jun;64(6):1535-8

Contributing Authors: Renate Barker Arno Schiferer Carmen Gore Laszlo Gorove Thomas Lang Barbara Steinlechner Kassem Abou Roumieh Michael Zimpfer Alexander Kober

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Synopsis

52 patients presenting with painful knee trauma, who required transportation before treatment, were randomized to administration of either a femoral nerve block or an IV metamizole injection at the injury site. Patients with painful knee trauma experienced an early reduction of pain, anxiety, vasoconstriction, and tachycardia when they were administered with a femoral nerve blockade before hospita...

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