Recommendation ID

In adults having elective shoulder joint replacement with general anaesthesia, what is the clinical and cost effectiveness of supplementary local infiltration analgesia, a nerve block or regional anaesthesia?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Full details of the research recommendation are in evidence review F: anaesthesia for shoulder replacement.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder
Date issued
June 2020

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 01/06/2020