Pain Management in Children Undergoing Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Repair: Can a Local Supraclavicular Block Improve Their Postoperative Outcome?
The purpose of this study is to determine if US-guided supraclavicular anesthetic blocks reduce postoperative pain, use of rescue medication, and improve functional outcomes in children who underwent surgery for supracondylar humerus fractures.
• Patients between 2 and 10 years old undergoing reduction and closed pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures
• Ability to obtain consent from the parents for participation in the study
• Patient has the ability to follow commands and train preoperatively the finger movements that are needed to determine nerve integrity.
• Written informed consent from the parent or guardian