Multimodal pain management effective after bipolar hemiarthroplasty for hip fracture
Effectiveness of Multimodal Pain Management After Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture: A Randomized, Controlled StudyJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jan 9. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.01708
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82 elderly patients with hip fractures scheduled to undergo bipolar hemiarthroplasty were randomized into two groups to determine the efficacy of multimodal pain management. Patients either received preemptive pain medication and intraoperative periarticular injections or did not. Following 7 days of assessment, results indicated that multimodal pain management was effective in providing additiona...
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