Predictor of early discharge : Nottingham Hip Fracture Score

Source:  Age and Ageing  2012,  41 (3), 322 – 326

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Date of publication:  May 2012

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article aims to assess the utility of the Nottingham Hip Fracture Score, and concludes that it is a reliable tool for predicting patient discharge. It may be useful for discharge planning and future trials.

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  The Improvement Network

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