Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block: Landmark And Ultrasound Approach

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What's in this tutorial?

This article will cover the relevant anatomy of the fascia iliaca compartment, give the possible applications of the FICB and describe approaches to perform it using landmarks or ultrasound, followed by a brief section on trouble shooting.


Learn about the Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block: Landmark And Ultrasound Approach

Target Audience

Designed for anaesthesia professionals and other appropriate healthcare providers

Varied activities

Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.


Course instructors

Dr Christine Range and 
Dr Christian Egeler

Dr. Christine Range, Specialist Registrar Anaesthesia
Dr Christian Egeler, Consultant Anaesthetist Morriston Hospital, Swansea

This course is provided by WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists, with 133 Member Societies representing over 140 countries and 500,000 anaesthesiologists worldwide.

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