Fascia Iliaca Blocks and Non-Physician Practitioners - AAGBI Position Statement 

Proximal femoral fractures are often very painful, and the prompt administration of analgesia is both a humanitarian necessity and likely to be associated with improved clinical outcomes. Fascia iliaca block, which has been shown to be more effective than opioids in treating hip fracture pain [1], is a technique that has rightly gained popularity in Accident & Emergency Departments.

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