Nerve blocks for initial pain management of femoral fractures in children

  • Protocol
  • Intervention



This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects (benefits and harms) of femoral nerve or fascia iliaca compartment block for initial pain management of children with fractures of the femur. Nerve blocks can be provided in either the pre-hospital or in-hospital emergency setting, and with or without systemic analgesia.