Three-in-one block as locoregional analgesia for hip fractures

  • K. Bronselaer
  • M. Gillis
  • H. Delooz
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


The three-in-one block (3 in 1) of the lower limb is a technique for blocking the femoral, lateral cutaneous femoris and obturator nerve as first described by Winnie et al. in 1973 [1]. On an anatomical and theoretical background Winnie proposed in the original article a technique using a similar concept as the one that applies to the brachial plexus block.


Local Anaesthetic Femoral Nerve Inguinal Ligament Obturator Nerve Brachial Plexus Block 
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  • K. Bronselaer
  • M. Gillis
  • H. Delooz

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