Source: Injury 2016, 8 February [epub]
Date of publication: February 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Study examines whether PFTC has any impact on outcomes such as time to surgery, length of stay, postoperative complications and mortality. 400 patients were randomised to PFTC or the traditional A&E pathway. PFTC improved time to x-ray and admission to ward as expected, but did not significantly affect time to start of surgery, length of stay, postoperative complications or mortality, though these outcomes were probably affected by other factors at the hospital.
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