A randomised, controlled, double blind, non-inferiority trial of ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca block vs. spinal morphine for analgesia after primary hip arthroplasty.

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We performed a single centre, double blind, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority study comparing ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca block with spinal morphine for the primary outcome of 24-h postoperative morphine consumption in patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty under spinal anaesthesia with levobupivacaine. One hundred and eight patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/anae.13620

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@article{Kearns2016ARC, title={A randomised, controlled, double blind, non-inferiority trial of ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca block vs. spinal morphine for analgesia after primary hip arthroplasty.}, author={R. Kearns and Alan James Robert Macfarlane and A. Grant and Kathryn A Puxty and P. Harrison and Martin Shaw and K. Anderson and John Kinsella}, journal={Anaesthesia}, year={2016}, volume={71 12}, pages={1431-1440} }