Similar Complication Rates with FNB and Conventional Pain Management in Hip Fracture Patients
Complications with focus on delirium during hospital stay related to femoral nerve block compared to conventional pain management among patients with hip fracture - A randomised controlled trial.Injury.2020 Jul;51(7):1634-1641
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Two hundred and thirty-six patients with or without dementia who had sustained a hip fracture, either trochanteric or cervical, were randomized to receive a femoral nerve block (FNB) or conventional pain management; opioids were administered as required for both groups. The outcomes of interest included complications both pre- and post-operation, including delirium, length of hospital stay, cognit...
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