Tag: Hip fracture

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Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference – Highlights 2016

Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference - Highlights 2016 This year at #FFPI16 included presentations from: Michelle Barakat-Johnson, Sydney Local Health District and University of Sydney Jack Bell, The Prince Charles Hospital and The University of Queensland Dr Rebecca Bell, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Margaret Cahill, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Leisa Cassidy, The Townsville Hospital Kerrie…

19 Sep 2016, by test test

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Falls prevention: Don’t use the ‘f-word’

Source: HOSPITAL & AGEDCARE  22 Jul 2015 By Yasmin Noone, Editor, H&A How often do you mention the 'f-word' when speaking to seniors – aged care residents, physiotherapy clients and hospital patients – who have just had a fall? How often, after a person's discharge from hospital or during rehabilitation, do you stress they must avoid and…

28 Jul 2015, by test test

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“A fate worse than death..?”

Dr Colin Currie, Chair, Hip Fracture Audit Database Special Interest Group, Fragility Fracture Network; Clinical Lead (Geriatric Medicine), 2007-2013, UK National Hip Fracture Database will be presenting at the upcoming 3rd Annual Hip Fracture Management Conference, taking place on the 3rd and 4th December 2014 at the Sydney Harbour Marriott. Dr Currie joined us to share some interesting insights…

22 Oct 2014, by test test

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Hip fracture audit matters! Effectively managing hip fracture patients to improve outcomes

Dr Colin Currie, Chair, Hip Fracture Audit Database Special Interest Group, Fragility Fracture Network; Clinical Lead (Geriatric Medicine), 2007-2013, UK National Hip Fracture Database, joined us recently to discuss the importance of hip fracture management and audit. Colin will be presenting at the upcoming 3rd Annual Hip Fracture Management Conference, which will take place on…

22 Oct 2014, by test test

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How to manage delirium and dementia in hip fracture patients

Managing delirium and dementia in hip fracture patients is a common challenge. In the lead-up to the 2nd annual Hip Fracture Management conference, we had the chance to ask some of our speakers about their organisations top strategies for recognising and managing delirious or  confused patients. Our interventions are: Evaluation by the orthogeriatrics program Identification…

4 Nov 2013, by test test

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Close-Up: Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell has spent the last 13 years working on programs to improve fragility fracture care and prevention throughout the world. Paul has published extensively on implementation of Fracture Liaison Services and was an author of the 2012 IOF World Osteoporosis Day Report on the ‘Capture the Fracture’ Campaign. Prior to emigrating from the UK…

4 Oct 2013, by test test

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Improving time to surgery for hip fracture patients

In an aging population the number of hip fracture cases is on the rise. With over 16 000 cases annually, the human and system costs are becoming an increasing issue. In the lead-up to the 2nd annual Hip Fracture Management conference, we had the chance to ask some of our speakers what they consider key…

1 Oct 2013, by test test