Femoral neck fracture: femoral versus fascia iliaca compartment nerve block
A comparison of pre-operative nerve stimulator-guided femoral nerve block and fascia iliaca compartment block in patients with a femoral neck fractureAnaesthesia. 2013 Sep;68(9):899-903
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107 patients with an isolated femoral neck fracture were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups to compare the effectiveness of fascia iliaca compartment block to femoral nerve block. Results demonstrated that patients who received femoral nerve block experienced less pain 12 hours after treatment completion than those in the fascia iliaca compartment block group. Patients in the femoral nerve block...
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