Continuous femoral nerve blockade versus patient-controlled analgesia following TKA
Elective unilateral total knee replacement using continuous femoral nerve blockade versus conventional patient-controlled analgesia: perioperative patient management based on a multidisciplinary pathwayHong Kong Med J. 2014 Feb;20(1):45-51. doi: 10.12809/hkmj133899. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
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60 patients undergoing unilateral elective total knee arthroplasty under spinal anaesthesia were randomized to undergo a newly-proposed multidisciplinary postoperative treatment protocol involving multimodal analgesia and either continuous femoral nerve blockade (CFNB) or conventional patient-controlled analgesia (PCA). The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and functional outcomes asso...
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