Pain and satisfaction improved with better sleep post TKA
Sleep Quality Effects Recovery After Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) - A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled StudyJ Arthroplasty. 2015 Nov;30(11):1897-901.
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148 patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either zolpidem to help induce and maintain sleep, or a placebo to take orally at bedtime until the 14th postoperative day (POD). The purpose if the study was to compare sleep efficacy and pain levels between the groups to determine if sleep quality affects early TKA outcomes. The results indicated that patients wh...
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