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Volume:4 Issue:12 Number:53 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7942
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US-guided hematoma block an effective alternative for analgesia in distal radial reduction

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OrthoEvidence. US-guided hematoma block an effective alternative for analgesia in distal radial reduction. ACE Report. 2015;4(12):53. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7942

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultrasound-guided hematoma block in distal radial fracture reduction: a randomised clinical trial

Emerg Med J. 2015 Jun;32(6):474-7

Contributing Authors: M Fathi M Moezzi S Abbasi D Farsi MA Zare P Hafezimoghadam

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143 patients were randomized to receive either procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA), or an ultrasound-guided hematoma block (US-HB) to manage pain in the reduction of an acute distal radial fracture. The goal of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of US-HB in comparison to PSA. The results found that PSA and US-HB provided similar pain management at 5 and 15 minutes post reducti...

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