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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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The effect of local anaesthetic wound infiltration on chronic pain after lower limb joint replacement: A protocol for a double-blind randomised controlled trial

  • Vikki Wylde1Email author,
  • Rachael Gooberman-Hill1,
  • Jeremy Horwood1, 2,
  • Andrew Beswick1,
  • Sian Noble2,
  • Sara Brookes2,
  • Alison J Smith1,
  • Mark Pyke3,
  • Paul Dieppe4 and
  • Ashley W Blom1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201112:53

Received: 13 January 2011

Accepted: 26 February 2011

Published: 26 February 2011

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22 Feb 2011 Author responded Author comments - Vikki Wylde
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22 Feb 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
26 Feb 2011 Editorially accepted
26 Feb 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-12-53

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Authors’ Affiliations

Musculoskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital
School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
North Bristol NHS Trust, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital
Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth