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Total Hip Arthroplasty 2019


COX-2 Cyclo-oxygenase-2
FIB Fascia iliaca block
FNB Femoral nerve block
GA General anaesthesia
IV Intravenous
LFCB Lateral femoral cutaneous block
LIA Local infiltration analgesia
LOS Length of stay
LPB Lumbar plexus block
NRS Numeric rating scale
NS Not significant
NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PACU Post-anaesthesia care unit
PCA Patient-controlled analgesia – morphine
POD Postoperative day
PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting
PNB Peripheral nerve block
PVB Paravertebral block
RCT Randomised controlled trial
SA Spinal anaesthesia
TENS Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
VAS Visual analogue score
VRS Visual rating scale