Adjuvant IV or epidural dexamethasone in lower limb surgeries among pediatric patients
A New Look on Adding Dexamethasone as an Adjuvant to Caudal Bupivacaine; Efficacy on Postoperative Pain and Vomiting in Pediatric PatientsPain Physician. 2016 Jul;19(6):E841-52.
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90 pediatric patients undergoing lower-extremity orthopaedic surgery with caudal epidural nerve blocks were randomized to one of three groups: (1) adjuvant intravenous dexamethasone, (2) adjuvant caudal epidural dexamethasone, and (3) placebo (saline). The purpose of this trial was to determine the effect of dexamethasone on postoperative analgesia and vomiting. The results of this study demonstra...
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