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Post-Operative Follow-Up Procedures for Hip Fracture Surgery Patients: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: July 13, 2020
Project Number: RA1121-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of six-week follow-up procedures (i.e., x-ray and/or appointment) after hip fracture surgery?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of six-week follow-up procedures (i.e., x-ray and/or appointment) after hip fracture surgery?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding six-week follow-up procedures (i.e., x-ray and/or appointment) after hip fracture surgery?

Key Message

No evidence was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of six-week follow-up procedures (i.e., x-ray and/or appointment) after hip fracture surgery. Furthermore, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding six-week follow-up procedures (i.e., x-ray and/or appointment) after hip fracture surgery.