The Effect of Adding Dexmedetomidine as an Adjuvant to Lidocaine in Forearm Fracture Surgeries by Supraclavicular Block Procedure Under Ultrasound-Guided

@inproceedings{Akhondzadeh2018TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Adding Dexmedetomidine as an Adjuvant to Lidocaine in Forearm Fracture Surgeries by Supraclavicular Block Procedure Under Ultrasound-Guided},
  author={Reza Akhondzadeh and Mahbobe Rashidi and Mohammad Reza Gousheh and Alireza Olapour and Amirhossein Baniahmad},
  booktitle={Anesthesiology and pain medicine},
  year={2018}
}
Background To improve the brachial plexus block (BPB) performance, different compounds have been used as adjuvants to local analgesics. Objectives The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of adding DEX to lidocaine on effectiveness of nerve block, and postoperative pain in forearm fracture surgery by supraclavicular BPB undergoing ultrasound-guided. Methods This was a double-blinded randomized clinical trial conducted on 72 patients with ASA classes I and II, which were… CONTINUE READING

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