Author(s) Tan S.; Hoggett L.; Choudry Q.; Aithal S.; Bokhari A.
Source British Journal of Surgery; Mar 2021; vol. 108
Introduction: According to NICE CG124, the gold standard of treatment for neck of femur (NOF) fractures is operative management on the day or day after admission. In practice, this is not always achievable depending on various factors, e.g. patient preference, clinical condition and theatre availability, with a further subset of patients undergoing conservative management.
The following databases were searched:
EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, BNI, CINAHL,
to find ELHT staff publications
Learning Centre Library
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
01254 734312 or Ext 84312
Staffed Opening Hours
24/7 access to both libraries is available - please see library staff