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Table 2 Hospital protocols

From: The efficacy of continuous-flow cryo and cyclic compression therapy after hip fracture surgery on postoperative pain: design of a prospective, open-label, parallel, multicenter, randomized controlled, clinical trial

   Analgesic protocol   
Hospital Thrombosis prophylaxis Standard   As needed   
Spaarne Gasthuis, Hoofddorp Fraxiparine 2850 IU 1xa Acetaminophen 1000 mg 4x Diclofenac 50 mg 3xb PCA-iv morphine or Morphine 10 mg 6x sccor Oramorph 10 mg 6xc
If considered able
Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep Fraxiparine 2850 IU 1xa Acetaminophen 1000 mg 4x Diclofenac 50 mg 3xb PCA-iv morphine or Morphine 10 mg 6x sccor Oxycodone 10 mg 6xc
If considered able
VU University medical center Fraxiparine 2850 IU 1xa Acetaminophen 1000 mg 4x Diclofenac 50 mg 3xb Morphine 10 mg 6x scc or Oxycodone 10 mg 6xc
Spaarne Gasthuis, Haarlem Fraxiparine 2850 IU 1xa Acetaminophen 1000 mg 4x Diclofenac 50 mg 3x or 75 mg iv 2xb Morphine 10 mg 6x scc or Oxycodone 10 mg 6xc
Amstelland Hospital Enoxaparine 40 mg 1x Acetaminophen 1000 mg 3x Diclofenac 75 mg im/iv 2xb PCA-iv morphine or Piritramide 10 mg 6x sccor Tramadol 50 mg 3x
If considered able
  1. Reported dosages are dosages given in 24 h
  2. im intramuscular, iv intravenous, sc subcutaneous, PCA patient controlled analgesia
  3. aDosage is doubled in patients weighing > 80 kg
  4. bIf no contraindications exist. c: Dosage is reduced by 50 % in patients aged ≥ 70 years