Preoperative continuous FNB does not reduce morphine consumption in hip fracture patients
Impact of preoperative continuous femoral blockades on morphine consumption and morphine side effects in hip-fracture patients: A randomized, placebo-controlled studyAnaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2016 Feb;35(1):37-43
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60 patients presenting to the emergency department with a hip fracture were randomized to a preoperative continuous femoral nerve block (cFNB) or preoperative single-shot femoral nerve block (ssFNB). The purpose of this study was to compare pain, morphine consumption, and morphine-related side effects in this patient population awaiting surgery. The results demonstrated significant reductions in p...
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