Priority 7 from the Complex Fractures PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What additional care and support is helpful for patients being discharged from hospital after a complex fracture? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
|JLA question ID
|Patients with complex fractures receive supportive care from a multidisciplinary team that may be dispersed across different service organisations.
Not mentioned in NICE guidelines specifically. No other relevant trial evidence Cochrane/PUBMED since 2015
|Health Research Classification System category
|Injuries and accidents
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|what support do patients need on discharge? what is the optimal pathway for management ~ Set up ready for discharge ~ What areas of care do patients wish they had more support with on discharge? ~ What did they get for support and what was the most helpful?
|3 x Surgeon/Doctor, 3 x Occupational Therapist, 1 x Unknown, 1 x Healthcare Professional (unspecified)
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|58 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|8th June 2021