Intervention Protocol

Regional analgesia for improvement of long-term functional outcome after elective large joint replacement

  1. Arthur Atchabahian1,*,
  2. Gary Schwartz2,
  3. Charles B Hall3,
  4. Claudette M Lajam4,
  5. Michael H Andreae5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 12 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010278


How to Cite

Atchabahian A, Schwartz G, Hall CB, Lajam CM, Andreae MH. Regional analgesia for improvement of long-term functional outcome after elective large joint replacement (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010278. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010278.

Author Information

  1. 1

    NYU Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases, Department of Anesthesiology, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Brooklyn, New York, USA

  3. 3

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Mazer 220A, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Saul B. Korey Department of Neurology, Bronx, NY, USA

  4. 4

    Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

  5. 5

    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, New York, NY, USA

*Arthur Atchabahian, Department of Anesthesiology, NYU Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th St, New York, NY, 10003, USA. arthur.atchabahian@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 12 DEC 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of the review is to investigate whether regional anaesthesia and analgesia improve long-term functional outcomes three, six or 12 months after surgery following elective major joint (knee, shoulder and hip) replacement surgery.