Three-in-one femoral nerve block as analgesia for fractured neck of femur in the emergency department: a randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Fletcher2003ThreeinoneFN,
  title={Three-in-one femoral nerve block as analgesia for fractured neck of femur in the emergency department: a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Alan K Fletcher and Alan S Rigby and Francis L P Heyes},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={227-33}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We determine whether 3-in-1 femoral nerve block is effective as analgesia for fractured neck of femur when administered by emergency physicians. METHODS This was a prospective, randomized controlled trial with blinded assessors conducted in a district general hospital emergency department in the United Kingdom. Over a 6-month period, all patients with fractured neck of femur were considered for study. Patients were randomly assigned to receive 3-in-1 nerve block with… CONTINUE READING
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