Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block: An Update

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What's in this tutorial?

Review the key anatomical structures and different approaches to performing the Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block, its applications and current evidence.


Learn about the Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block.

Target Audience

This tutorial was designed for anaesthesia professionals and other appropriate healthcare providers

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Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.




1 hour

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This tutorial is an update and supplements:

Course instructors

Dr Jonathan Major & Madankumar Narayanan

Dr. Johnatan Major is a Clinical Fellow in Regional Anaesthesia at the Frimley Park Hospital (Frimley, United Kingdom).

Madankumar Narayanan is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the Frimley Park Hospital (Frimley, United Kingdom)

The course is edited by:  Su Cheen Ng, (Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland) and Simeon West (University College Hospital, London, UK)

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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