Preoperative skin traction or pillow nursing in hip fractures: a prospective, randomized study in 123 patients.

@article{Resch2005PreoperativeST,
  title={Preoperative skin traction or pillow nursing in hip fractures: a prospective, randomized study in 123 patients.},
  author={Sylvia Resch and Barbro Bj{\"a}rnetoft and K. G. Thorngren},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 18-19},
  pages={1191-5}
}
PURPOSE To study the influence on pain and handling of different preoperative immobilization procedures for hip fractures. METHOD 123 consecutive patients with displaced cervical and trochanteric hip fractures were randomized to skin traction, placement in a special foam pillow (Lasse pillow), and comfortable placement with an ordinary pillow under the hip from admission to operation. The effect on pain alleviation was evaluated with a Visual Analogue Scale and by the number of doses of… CONTINUE READING

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