Abbreviations - ESRA
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Total Knee Arthroplasty 2020


ACB Adductor canal block
Bupi Bupivacaine
CACB Continuous adductor canal block
CFNB Continuous femoral nerve block
Cont Continuous
COX-2 Cyclo-oxygenase-2
CRP C-reactive protein
EPID Epidural
Epin Epinephrine
FNB Femoral nerve block
GBP Gabapentin
IM Intramuscular
iPACK Infiltration between popliteal artery and capsule of the knee
IT Intrathecal
ITM Intrathecal morphine
IV Intravenous
LA Local anaesthetic
Levobupi Levobupivacaine
LIA Local infiltration analgesia
LipoBupi Liposomal bupivacaine
LOS Length of stay
Methylpred Methylprednisolone
MIA Multi-site infiltration analgesia
Morph Morphine
NA Not applicable
NR Not reported
NRS Numeric rating scale
NS Not significant
NSAID Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
PACU Post-anaesthesia care unit
PCA Patient-controlled analgesia
PCEA Patient-controlled epidural analgesia
PGB Pregabalin
PO Per os
POD Postoperative day
PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting
PNB Peripheral nerve block
RCT Randomised controlled trial
ROM Range of motion
Ropi Ropivacaine
SNB Sciatic nerve block
SS Single shot
SSACB Single shot adductor canal block
SSFNB Single shot femoral nerve block
TKA Total knee arthroplasty
VAS Visual analogue score
VRS Visual rating scale