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ACE Report #9260
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OTA 2016: Peri-incisional multimodal drug injections in femur fracture surgery

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of Peri-Incisional Multimodal Drug Injection Following Operative Management of Femur Fractures

Contributing Authors: D Koehler L Mark M Karam C Fruehling M Willey

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102 patients with an acute femur fracture and scheduled for surgery were included in this study to determine the analgesic efficacy of peri-incisional multimodal drug injections. Patients were randomized to receive a peri-incisional multimodal drug injection (400 mg ropivacaine, 0.6 mg epinephrine, 5 mg morphine) or no injection. Patients who received the injection had significantly reduced pain 4...

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