Anaesthesia & Analgesia in Hip Fracture
Anaesthetist Dr Richard Halliwell discusses the considerations for analgesia in the older hip fracture patient. Richard presents the research evidence, together with the risks and benefits for different anaesthetic and pain relief approaches. This is followed by a Q&A with ANZHFR Co-chair Prof Jacqui Close.
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Fascia Iliaca Block guide found here: https://aci.health.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/285592/Fascia-Iliaca-Block-Guide.pdf
Systematic Review of the Effects of Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block on Hip Fracture Patients Before Operation (2018): https://www.bjanaesthesia.org/article/S0007-0912(18)30041-2/fulltext
Cochrane Review (2018) on EEG and delirium mentioned: