Within this section you will find documents that support the National Hip Fracture Toolkit. These documents are intended to assist in the development of best practices during the pre operative stages of a patient’s care including:
- Referral processes.
- Wait times management.
- Assessing patient condition and health.
- Optimizing patient physical status.
- Educating patient and patient family.
ER and Pre operative Clinical Practice Guidelines
This document provides the clinical context for the management of patients in the Emergency Room and through their pre operative stay to maximize their medical condition and prepare them for surgery.
ER and Pre Operative Quick Reference Guidelines
This document can be used by staff within the Emergency Room as a quick reference tool to ensure the effective management of hip fracture patients.