Total Hip Arthroplasty
Patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasties in small- and medium-sized hospitals have been receiving increasingly greater multimodal approaches for postoperative pain management.
The use of perioperative intravenous corticosteroids provides effective pain relief, has a favorable safety profile, and is associated with a reduction in opioid use in patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty.
Adding a sciatic nerve block to a continuous femoral nerve block after total hip arthroplasty significantly reduces pain.
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