1 Liposome bupivacaine in peripheral nerve blocks and epidural injections to manage postoperative pain Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, November 15, 2013
2 A comparison of three techniques (local anesthetic deposited circumferential to vs. above vs. below the nerve) for ultrasound guided femoral nerve block BMC Anesthesiology, January 27, 2014 Free full text
3 Dexmedetomidine added to ropivacaine extends the duration of interscalene brachial plexus blocks for elective shoulder surgery when compared with ropivacaine alone: A single-center, prospective, triple-blind, randomized controlled trial Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, December 23, 2013
4 Effects of local infiltration analgesia for posterior knee pain after total knee arthroplasty: Comparison with sciatic nerve block Journal of Anesthesia, February 17, 2014
5 Minimum effective volume of combined lidocaine-bupivacaine for analgesic subparaneural popliteal sciatic nerve block Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, February 21, 2014
Question: Patients taking duloxetine for osteoarthritis or chronic low back pain who have <10% reduction in pain after ____ weeks of treatment have limited possibility for eventually achieving even moderate pain reduction at 12 weeks.