Effect of adding tetracaine to bupivacaine on duration of analgesia in supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve blocks for ambulatory shoulder surgery.

@article{Pearson2015EffectOA,
  title={Effect of adding tetracaine to bupivacaine on duration of analgesia in supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve blocks for ambulatory shoulder surgery.},
  author={Linda T Pearson and Benjamin P Lowry and William C. Culp and Olen E Kitchings and Tricia A. Meyer and Russell Keith McAllister and Charles R Roberson and Christopher J Burnett},
  journal={Proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={307-11}
}
The objective of this study was to determine if the addition of 1% tetracaine to 0.25% bupivacaine prolonged the duration of postoperative analgesia of supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve blockade for patients undergoing ambulatory shoulder surgery. We conducted a prospective, double-blinded, randomized controlled clinical study at an ambulatory surgery center utilizing ultrasound- and nerve stimulation-guided supraclavicular nerve blockade for postoperative analgesia. The control group… CONTINUE READING

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Primary outcomes included time of first postoperative pain , time of first postoperative pain pill , and time of return of motor and sensory function .
No differences were identified in postoperative pain medications , pain scores , or complications .
Primary outcomes included time of first postoperative pain , time of first postoperative pain pill , and time of return of motor and sensory function .
EsthesiaNo subtypePain
Primary outcomes included time of first postoperative pain , time of first postoperative pain pill , and time of return of motor and sensory function .
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