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Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil


Effects of Perioperative Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block on Postoperative Pain and Hip Function in Elderly Patients With Hip Fracture.


Hao C, Li C, Cao R, Dai Y, Xu C, Ma L, Guo A, Yu H
Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2022; 13:21514593221092883.
PMID: 35450298.


Pain management is a challenging issue in elderly patients with hip fracture. Despite the accepted clinical outcomes following hip surgery, pain and prolonged recovery time are the most difficult consequences associated with the rehabilitation process. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pain relief and functional improvement associated with the Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block (FICB) during the perioperative period of elderly patients with hip fracture.