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Dexamethasone effective as an adjuvant for brachial plexus nerve block

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July 2016

Dexamethasone effective as an adjuvant for brachial plexus nerve block

Vol: 5| Issue: 7| Number:37| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is there a dose response of dexamethasone as adjuvant for supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block? A prospective randomized double-blinded clinical study

J Clin Anesth. 2015 May;27(3):237-42

Contributing Authors:
J Liu KA Richman SR Grodofsky S Bhatt GR Huffman Kelly JD 4th DL Glaser N Elkassabany

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Synopsis

Eighty-nine patients scheduled to undergo shoulder arthroscopy were randomized to either 1-, 2-, or 4-mg of dexamethasone with bupivacaine or a control group without dexamethasone. The purpose of this study was to determine the analgesic effects of various dosages of dexamethasone in combination with low concentration local anesthetics for use as an adjuvant in supraclavicular brachial plexus nerv...

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