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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:30 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #5893
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Satisfaction and adverse events improved with multimodal analgesia in elbow surgery


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OrthoEvidence. Satisfaction and adverse events improved with multimodal analgesia in elbow surgery. ACE Report. 2014;3(4):30. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5893

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Is multimodal analgesia as effective as postoperative patient-controlled analgesia following upper extremity surgery?

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2013 Dec;99(8):895-901. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Oct 30

Contributing Authors: SK Lee JW Lee WS Choy

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Synopsis

61 patients were randomized to determine the efficacy of multiodal analgesia compared to intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with opioids for pain management following elbow surgery. Pain, rescue analgesic requirements, ability to achieve scheduled rehabilitation, and patient satisfaction were assessed over the first 14 postoperative days. The results indicated that pain, either at rest or du...

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