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Comparison of Intravenous Regional Anesthesia ( Bier's Block) and Systemic Analgesia for Upper Extremity Procedures in the Emergency Department of Al-Zahra University Hospital

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Id: NCT03349216

Organisation Name: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Overal Status: Unknown status

Start Date: October 20, 2017

Last Update: November 21, 2017

Lead Sponsor: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary: Background: There are three methods for procedural sedation in upper extremity traumas; systemic, regional and local anesthesia. There is controversy in the literature regarding the method of choice for this purpose.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare conscious sedation and Bier's block methods for pain reduction in upper extremity trauma patients.

Patients and Methods: This was a randomized clinical trial. Patients were randomly allocated to either the Bier's block or the conscious sedation group. Pain reduction was assessed by a numerical rating scale; patients, surgeons and physicians responsible for analgesia satisfaction were assessed using a five-point Likert scale.

In this study, we aimed to compare the effectiveness, complications, duration, hemodynamic stability and patient and physician satisfaction between systemic analgesia and Bier's block method performed at the emergency department.

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