Clinical Study: Staff Publication in Advances in Orthopaedics

Outcomes of Geriatric Hip Fractures Treated with AFFIXUS Hip Fracture Nail

This clinical study written by Ahmed Mabrouk, Mysore Madhusudan, Mohammed Waseem (East Cheshire NHS Trust), Steven Kershaw, and Jochen Fischer has been published in Advances in Orthopaedics.

Summary: Geriatric hip fractures are one of the commonest fractures worldwide. The purpose of this study was to report the outcomes of a series of unstable geriatric hip fractures treated with AFFIXUS hip fracture nail.  Read the full article here

If you are interested, there is a YouTube clip which covers Hip Fracture Nail but is not in any way associated with the persons mentioned in this post or connected to this article.

Toolkit for improving care for frail older people

This is the third in a series of acute care toolkits which aims to improve the care of the frail older patient.

The toolkit, produced in collaboration with the British Geriatrics Society, recommends procedures for both initial assessment on admission and later comprehensive geriatric assessment.

via NHS Networks at http://www.networks.nhs.uk/news/toolkit-for-improving-care-for-frail-older-people