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Perineural Dexamethasone and Multimodal Perineural Analgesia: How Much Is Too Much?

Williams, Brian A. MD, MBA*; Schott, Nicholas J. MD; Mangione, Michael P. MD; Ibinson, James W. MD, PhD*

doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000203
Editorials: Editorial

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System; Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC; and Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Accepted for publication February 3, 2014.

Funding: Department of Defense (OR090012) Peer Reviewed Orthopedic Research Program Research Program (PRORP), Translational Research Partnership Award (TRPA), of the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP); “Enhancing Post-Traumatic Pain Relief with Alternative Perineural Drugs.”

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Contents of this editorial do not reflect the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the United States Government. The VA Pittsburgh Health System is acknowledged with respect to the professional efforts of Drs. Williams, Ibinson, and Mangione dedicated to this manuscript.

Reprints will not be available from the authors.

Address correspondence to Brian A. Williams, MD, MBA, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 200 Lothrop St., A-1305, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Address e-mail to Williamsba@anes.upmc.edu.

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