No nerve blocks in joint arthroplasty – a service improvement?

Kerr DR & Kohan L. Local infiltration analgesia: a technique for the control of acute postoperative pain following knee and hip surgery: a case study of 325 patients. Acta orthopaedica 2008;  79: 174-183.

RHH Journal Club. April 18th, 2013. Dr Faizan Ahmad

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Can local infiltration analgesia control of acute postoperative pain following knee and hip surgery?

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Why we starting siting epidurals in high-risk laparotomies

MP Yeager, DD Glass, RK Neff, T Brinck-Johnsen. Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia in High-risk Surgical Patients Anesthesiology 1987; 66:729-736

RHH Journal Club. December 8th, 2011. Dr Ilias Kanellopoulos

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Does the use of epidural anaesthesia for postoperative analgesia improve outcomes in high-risk surgical patients?

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