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A comparison of clinical practice guidelines for proximal femoral fracture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23121498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Clinical practice guidelines are designed to assist clinical decision-making by summarising evidence and forming recommendations. The number of available guidelines is vast and they vary in relevance and quality. We reviewed guidelines relevant to the management of a patient with a fractured neck of femur and explored similarities and conflicts between recommendations. As guidelines are often produced in response to an area of clinical uncertainty, recommendations differ. This can result in a situation where the management of a particular clinical problem will depend upon which guideline is followed. We explore the reasons for such differences.
R J Kearns; L Moss; J Kinsella
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2012-11-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1365-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-09     Completed Date:  2013-03-05     Revised Date:  2013-06-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-66     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Anaesthesia © 2012 The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland.
Academic Unit of Anaesthesia, Pain & Critical Care Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesia / methods
Anemia / complications
Anesthesia / methods
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Femoral Fractures / complications,  surgery*
Great Britain
Heart Murmurs / complications
Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control
Pain / complications,  drug therapy
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Comment In:
Anaesthesia. 2013 Jun;68(6):644   [PMID:  23662757 ]

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