MANAGEMENT OF HIP FRACTURE IN OLDER PEOPLe

 

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[Guideline cover]REMIT OF THE GUIDELINE

The aim of this guideline is to ensure that older people with a hip fracture receive optimal management. This guideline covers pre-hospital care, management in the emergency department, pre- and postoperative care, discharge planning and rehabilitation. Prevention of hip fracture and the management of osteoporosis are covered elsewhere.

Guideline No. 111, ISBN 978 1 905813 47 6, June 2009

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