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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Hip fracture. The management of hip fracture in adults.

Description of Resource: 
This guideline provides guidance on the emergency, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of hip fracture, including rehabilitation, in adults. This guideline was developed by the National Clinical Guideline Centre on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.

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Developed By: 
National Clinical Guideline Centre (NCGC) on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Randomized Controlled Trial
Cohort Study
Citation: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Guideline Clearinghouse. Hip fracture. The management of hip fracture in adults [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2013 Feb 28]. First published: London (UK): National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; 2011 Jun (Clinical guideline; no. 124). Available from: http://guidelines.gov/content.aspx?id=34827