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88SHOULD NECK OF FEMUR FRACTURES (NOFF) BE ADMITTED UNDER JOINT CARE - A REVIEW OF A NOVEL HIP FRACTURE PATHWAY AT PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

07 Feb 2019

Introduction: In Princess Alexandra Hospital, a novel approach to manage neck of femur fractures was introduced. Originally, NOFF patients were seen on different wards, and these patients had a high mortality rate. In September 2009 a new hip fracture pathway was introduced where NOFF patients were seen jointly from admission by the medical and orthopaedic teams. NOF patients were streamlined to an orthogeriatric hip fracture unit.

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