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The International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing (ICON): best practice nursing care standards for older adults with fragility hip fracture

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posted on 16.12.2021, 13:54 authored by Anita J. Meehan, Ann Butler Maher, Louise BrentLouise Brent, Panagiota Copanitsanou, Jason Cross, Cheryl Kimber, Valerie MacDonald, Andréa Marques, LingLi Peng, Carmen Queirós, Patrick Roigk, Katie Jane Sheehan, Sigrún Sunna Skúladóttir, Ami Hommel
The purpose of this document is to provide nurses who care for older adults with fragility hip fracture with a framework to promote safe and optimal care for this vulnerable population. The successful application of the standards of care contained in this document requires clinical expertise and evidence-supported decision-making in order to maximize patient outcomes. In 2012, 2013 a two part consensus document published in the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing entitled “Acute nursing care of the older adult with fragility hip fracture: an international perspective” was developed by nursing leaders from seven countries across 3 continents who delineated the recommended care standards for this group of patients (Maher et al., 2012; Maher et al., 2013).

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Published Citation

Meehan AJ, et al. The International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing (ICON): Best practice nursing care standards for older adults with fragility hip fracture. Int J Orthop Trauma Nurs. 2019 ;32:3-26.

Publication Date

3 November 2018

PubMed ID

30655086

Department/Unit

  • National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA)

Publisher

Elsevier B.V.

Version

  • Accepted Version (Postprint)