Tag Archives: Hip Fractures

The NHS Outcomes Framework 2015/16 (Department of Health)

Summary The updated Department of Health NHS outcomes framework specifies outcomes and the corresponding indicators to be used for holding NHS England to account regarding improvements in health outcomes. Full Text Link Reference NHS Outcomes Framework 2015 to 2016. London: … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Epidemiological Studies, Risk Factors and Prevention

Some of the following articles may (depending on local circumstances) be available freely where indicated below. Access to the full-text of the other articles will require a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment. The Bibliographic Citations Henderson, VW. … Continue reading

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Observational Analysis of Hip Fracture Population (BMJ Open)

Summary This study examines trends in the hip fracture population, with a view to estimating future service requirements. Full Text Link Reference Baker, PN. Salar, O. [and] Ollivere, BJ. [et al] (2014). Evolution of the hip fracture population: time to … Continue reading

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Hip Fracture Treatment 2001 to 2011 (QualityWatch / Health Foundation / Nuffield Trust)

Summary This QualityWatch Focus On report (with the Health Foundation and the Nuffield Trust) examines the quality of care, and outcomes, of treatment for hip fracture in the NHS. It covers the 10 years (2001 to 2011) of hospital inpatient activity data. … Continue reading

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NICE Pathways: New or Recently Updated Care Pathways (NICE)

Summary NICE Pathways are a collection of online resources which summarise selected NICE guidelines, and related information, in topic-based interactive flowcharts. Topics of likely interest, recently added or updated (as sampled August / September 2012), include: Acute Kidney Injury Care Pathway. … Continue reading

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Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients with Hip Fracture (Danish Medical Journal)

Summary A Danish meta-analysis has been performed to assess the association of three clinical score systems with mortality in hip fracture patients. The clinical score systems with prognostic value for predicting mortality in hip fracture patients are: a high American Society … Continue reading

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Hip Fractures in Hospitalised Medical Patients (BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)

Summary The incidence of hip fracture among people admitted to internal medicine units in Spain was analyzed. 1127 (0.057%) people received a diagnosis of hip fracture during hospitalisation, and the hospital mortality rate was 27.9%. (versus 9.4% for comparable non-fracture … Continue reading

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