Relieving Pain in a Fractured Femur

Author: Gavin Lloyd / Editor: Jonathan Jones / Reviewer: Peter Kilgour, Anoop Chidambaram / Codes: A6, CC3 / Published: 11/12/2023

A 27-year-old male cyclist presents with an isolated fractured left femur, having been hit by a car. The paramedics have given 10 mg IV morphine, entonox and splinted his leg. His verbal pain score is 8 out of 10.

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