Dexamethasone in total joint replacements reduces pain, nausea and hospital stay duration
Dexamethasone reduces length of hospitalization and improves postoperative pain and nausea after total joint arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled trialJ Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep;28(8 Suppl):11-7
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130 patients who underwent total joint replacement of the knee or hip were enrolled in this study to determine the effects that different doses of dexamethasone can have on postoperative pain, nausea and functional and clinical outcomes. Patients were randomized into three separate treatment groups. The control group was administered ondansetron and the intervention groups received 1 or 2 doses of...
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