AAOS2017: Early pain reduction with peri-incisional injection in femur fracture surgery
Efficacy of Peri-incisional Multimodal Drug Injection for Acute Femur Fractures – A Randomized Controlled Trial
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102 patients with an acute femoral fracture undergoing either fixation or arthroplasty were randomized to the procedure with or without intraoperative peri-incisional injection analgesia. Patients were assessed for pain scores, on a visual analog scale, and narcotic consumption over the first 48 hours postoperatively. Results demonstrated significantly lower VAS pain scores over the first 12 hours...
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