PATIENTS HOSPITAL STAY AFFECTED BY TYPE OF ANAESTHESIA AND USE OF MORPHINE IN UNCOMPLICATED LOWER LIMB JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY
Dr. Alison Storey
11 slide(s) – English – 2011-09-08
Does the use of morphine IVPCA as part of multi-modal analgesic technique influence length of stay?
This observational study included 97 adults with conclusions
1) Using LA blocks and LA infiltration with oral analgesia may help towards reducing duration of stay
2) Avoiding morphine PCA can help towards reducing length of stay
3) Randomised control trials are needed