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Volume:4 Issue:10 Number:25 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9263
Ace Report Cover Trauma

OTA 2016: Continuous vs single shot infraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block in DRFs

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

Continuous Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block Versus Single Shot Nerve Block for Distal Radius Surgery: A prospective Randomized Compartative Trial

Contributing Authors: A Ganta D Ding N Fisher S Jain NC Tejwani

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43 patients undergoing the operative fixation of a distal radius fracture were included in this study to determine if there were differences in postoperative pain and analgesic consumption between continuous and single-shot infraclavicular brachial plexus nerve blocks. Patients were evaluated over the first 72 hours postoperatively. There were no significant differences between the continuous and ...

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