Peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative pain after major knee surgery.

@article{Xu2014PeripheralNB,
  title={Peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative pain after major knee surgery.},
  author={Jin Xu and Chen Xuemei and Chen-kai Ma and Xiang-Rui Wang},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={12},
  pages={CD010937}
}
BACKGROUND Major knee surgery is a common operative procedure to help people with end-stage knee disease or trauma to regain mobility and have improved quality of life. Poorly controlled pain immediately after surgery is still a key issue for this procedure. Peripheral nerve blocks are localized and site-specific analgesic options for major knee surgery. The increasing use of peripheral nerve blocks following major knee surgery requires the synthesis of evidence to evaluate its effectiveness… CONTINUE READING
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