Priority 25 from the Broken Bones of the Upper Limb in People over 50
|UNCERTAINTY: What is the best follow up pathway for people over 50 with an upper limb fracture? (eg. trauma clinics / virtual clinics where the patient does not need to be present) (JLA PSP Priority 25)
|JLA question ID
Morris, J.H., et al.; What is orthopaedic triage? A systematic review. J Eval Clin Pract. 2015 Feb; 21(1): 128–136
For full details of the evidence checked, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Injuries and Accidents
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|What long term follow-up is routinely done to measure long term outcomes? ~ After being seen in minor injuries unit, how quickly will I be seen in follow-up fracture clinic? ~ Are humeral fractures best treated in an upper limb clinic or routine fracture clinic?
|PSP unique ID
|Broken Bones of the Upper Limb in People over 50 PSP
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|50 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|3 December 2018