Local Anesthetic Peripheral Nerve Block Adjuvants for Prolongation of Analgesia: A Systematic Qualitative Review

@inproceedings{Kirksey2015LocalAP,
  title={Local Anesthetic Peripheral Nerve Block Adjuvants for Prolongation of Analgesia: A Systematic Qualitative Review},
  author={Meghan A. Kirksey and Stephen C. Haskins and Jennifer Cheng and Spencer S. Liu and Christian Schwentner},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The use of peripheral nerve blocks for anesthesia and postoperative analgesia has increased significantly in recent years. Adjuvants are frequently added to local anesthetics to prolong analgesia following peripheral nerve blockade. Numerous randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses have examined the pros and cons of the use of various individual adjuvants. OBJECTIVES To systematically review adjuvant-related randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses and provide clinical… CONTINUE READING
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