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Volume:5 Issue:12 Number:49 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #7397
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Femoral nerve block does not delay discharge readiness and mobility after TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Femoral nerve block does not delay discharge readiness and mobility after TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(12):49. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7397

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

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Contributing Authors: EY Chan YH Teo PN Assam M Fransen

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Synopsis

This study analyzed secondary outcomes of a previous randomized controlled trial that randomly allocated 200 knee arthroplasty patients into receiving one of the three interventions: 1) single-shot femoral nerve block (FNB) with intravenous patient controlled analgesia (PCA) opioid, 2) continuous FNB with oral opioids, or 3) patient controlled analgesia (PCA) alone. The purpose was to examine if d...

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