Authors: Brian M. Ilfeld; Contributing Authors: Scott T. Ball; COL Steven P. Cohen, MC, USA (Ret.) USN; CDR Steven R. Hanling, MC (Ret.) USN; CDR Ian M. Fowler, MC, USN; Amorn Wongsarnpigoon; Joseph W. Boggs
Enduring CE Activity Journal Article: Release Date: 1 Oct 2019, Expiration Date: 31 Oct 2020
Continuing Education Information
This continuing education activity is provided through a collaboration between AMSUS and AffinityCE. This activity provides continuing education credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, as well as providing a statement of participation for other attendees.
1. Describe the potential for percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation to reduce postoperative pain and opioid usage following total knee replacement.
2. Describe the potential for percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation to accelerate functional recovery following orthopedic trauma.
3. Define total knee replacement as an excellent surrogate for traumatic orthopedic injuries in clinical studies of postoperative pain.
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