A 9 year old boy presents having fallen from a climbing frame, he has a painful and deformed left thigh which is an isolated injury.


Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:

  1. What are the anatomical landmarks for performing a femoral nerve block?

  2. Give 2 complications associated with performing a femoral nerve block?

  3. Which local anaesthetic would you use?

  4. How long does this local anaesthetic have an effect for?

  5. Which drug (including dose and route) is used for local anaesthetic toxicity?