Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Hip Fractures: A Cochrane Review

@article{Guay2018PeripheralNB,
  title={Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Hip Fractures: A Cochrane Review},
  author={J. Guay and M. Parker and R. Griffiths and S. Kopp},
  journal={Anesthesia & Analgesia},
  year={2018},
  volume={126},
  pages={1695–1704}
}
BACKGROUND: This review focuses on the use of peripheral nerve blocks as preoperative analgesia, as postoperative analgesia, or as a supplement to general anesthesia for hip fracture surgery and tries to determine if they offer any benefit in terms of pain on movement at 30 minutes after block placement, acute confusional state, myocardial infarction/ischemia, pneumonia, mortality, time to first mobilization, and cost of analgesic. METHODS: Trials were identified by computerized searches of… Expand
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Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
The study investigates whether treatment of proximal femoral fractures is possible using a peripheral regional anesthesia technique.  
ConditionsHip Fractures
InterventionDrug
Peripheral nerve blocks for hip fractures in adults.
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