Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Emergency department use of a continuous femoral nerve block for pain relief for fractured femur in children
  1. Briar Stewart1,
  2. Catrin Tudur Smith2,
  3. Linda Teebay3,
  4. Mary Cunliffe3,
  5. Boon Low4
  1. 1A&E Department, RLCH NHS Trust Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  3. 3RLCH NHS Trust Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK
  4. 4Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr B Stewart
 A&E Department, RLCH NHS Trust Alder Hey, Eaton Road, Liverpool LA12AP, UK; briar.stewart{at}


This study examined whether an effective continuous femoral nerve block could be inserted by emergency department staff for pain relief in children presenting with a fractured femur.

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.


  • Competing interests: None declared.