Regional nerve blockade for early analgesic management of elderly patients with hip fracture - a narrative review.

Abstract

Elderly patients with hip fracture experience high morbidity and mortality, and are often undertreated for pain. Acute pain management in the elderly is challenging, with physiological frailty, medical comorbidities and cognitive impairment commonly compounding pain assessment and treatment. Guidelines outlining current best practice for acute pain… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/anae.14178

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