Data from Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 05 June 2018



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Proximal femoral fractures present unique challenges for anaesthetic departments throughout Great Britain and Ireland, involving the perioperative care of large numbers of older patients with significant comorbidities. Despite guidance since the early 1990s concerning best practice management for these vulnerable patients, there remains considerable variation in models of peri-operative care, rehabilitation and orthogeriatric input.

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