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Jun 22, 2021

"Accelerated surgery for hip fracture is safe and feasable, with troponin elevation before randomization, there was a mortality advantage with accelerated surgery. The logistics and resources required for accelerated surgery need to be balanced with the demonstrated benefits and patient's desires for accelerated surgery"

This exciting piece from EBPOM 2020 provides a data download that further illucidates the perennial debate surrounding hip fractures and their management and treatment. What is the correct perioperative approach to this nasty injury?

For more on the Hip Attack Trial go here:

Presented by P.J. Devereaux, cardiologist, clinical epidemiologist, and perioperative care physician, Professor in the Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine, Director of the Division of Perioperative Care, McMaster University, Associate Deputy Director of the Population Health Research Institute, President of the Society of Perioperative Research and Care.