An intervention study exploring the effects of providing older adult hip fracture patients with an information booklet in the early postoperative period.

@article{Murphy2011AnIS,
  title={An intervention study exploring the effects of providing older adult hip fracture patients with an information booklet in the early postoperative period.},
  author={Siobhan Murphy and Col Conway and Niamh B McGrath and Breda O'Leary and Mary P O'Sullivan and Dawn O'Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 23-24},
  pages={3404-13}
}
AIM To determine whether the provision of an information booklet on mobilisation improves early mobility postsurgical repair of hip fracture. BACKGROUND Hip fracture among older people can have long-lasting consequences with the majority of patients failing to achieve their prefracture functional status. Early postoperative mobility may have a positive effect on long-term recovery. The importance of providing postoperative information on mobility has been highlighted. It is suggested that… CONTINUE READING

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