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CC2020: Effect of Adductor Canal Block Versus Femoral Nerve Block on Quadriceps Strength, Function, and Postoperative Pain After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Level 1 Studies (July 2020)
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the key differences between femoral nerve block (FNB) and adductor canal block (ACB) for regional anesthesia of the lower extremity in ACL reconstruction.
  • Explain the anticipated analgesic effects from FNB and ACB in ACL reconstructive surgery.
  • Describe the reported impact of FNB versus ACB on quadriceps function in the first postoperative day.
  • Explain the reported impact of FNB versus ACB on quadriceps strength 6 months after ACL reconstruction


DISCLOSURES
AUTHORS
Shane Kelby Woolf, MD

Exactech Inc - Unpaid consultant
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation - Other financial or materior support

Please note, all author disclosures related to writing the AJSM article are included in the article PDF. Author disclosures related to this educational activity are located above.

EDITORS
Bruce Reider, MD
Merck - Stockholder
Elsevier - Royalties
Johnson & Johnson - Stockholder

Timothy Foster, MD
Nothing to disclose

Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD
Arthrex  - Royalties
Arthrex, DePuy - A Johnson & Johnson Company, Exactech - Paid consultant

PLANNERS
Donna Tilton
Nothing to disclose

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: July 15, 2020
TERMINATION DATE: July 14, 2023


ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CLAIMING CREDIT
In order to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must receive a score of 80% or higher on the post test. Participants have up to five attempts to pass. The evaluation also must be completed. Please note that this is an online-only activity. Participants must complete the post test and evaluation online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.

DISCLAIMER
The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the authors, which may be helpful, or of interest, to other practitioners. AOSSM is not responsible for expenses incurred by an author. Costs incurred by the registrant are the responsibility of the registrant.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Jul 15, 2020 to Jul 14, 2023
Cost: Member: $15.00
Non-Member: $15.00
Credit Offered: 1 CME Credit
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