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ACE Report #8026
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Analysis of analgesic treatment efficacy in elective foot and ankle surgery

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Pain Management for Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;54(4):625-35

Contributing Authors: J Wang GT Liu HG Mayo GP Joshi

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Forty five studies analyzing analgesic interventions after foot and ankle surgery with reported pain scores and/or postoperative analgesic consumption were included in this systematic review. The purpose of the study was to assess the management of pain after elective foot and ankle surgery in an updated review. Regional analgesia, acetaminophen, NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitors, a si...

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