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Brener S. Local infiltration analgesia in hip and knee arthroplasty: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2013
The objective of this rapid review was to examine the effectiveness of local infiltration analgesia in patients who have undergone primary hip arthroplasty or primary knee arthroplasty.
Based on very low quality of evidence:
The results for the impact of local infiltration analgesia on pain in patients undergoing either total hip or knee arthroplasty were inconsistent.
The results for the impact of local infiltration analgesia on hospital length of stay in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, based on very low quality of evidence, were inconsistent.
Subject indexing assigned by CRD
Anesthesia, Local; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee; Humans; Pain Management
Country of organisation
An English language summary is available.
Address for correspondence
Evidence Development and Standards, Health Quality Ontario, 130 Bloor Street West, 10th floor, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1N5 Email: EDSinfo@hqontario.ca
Date abstract record published