Complex Fractures Top 10

  1. What is the best way to reduce the risk of infection after complex fractures?
  2. What is the optimal outpatient rehabilitation strategy for patients with complex fractures?
  3. What psychological support would be useful for patients with complex fractures and when?
  4. Is it possible to determine which patients will develop complications, arthritis and poor functional outcomes after complex fractures?
  5. What are the options for preventing and treating chronic (long-term) pain after complex fractures?
  6. What is important to patients recovering from complex fractures?
  7. What additional care and support is helpful for patients being discharged from hospital after a complex fracture?
  8. When is it better to replace, fix or fuse fractures around the ankle, knee or acetabulum (hip socket)?
  9. Can patients be provided with expected recovery times for functional recovery and return to life roles after complex fractures?
  10. Can peer support (from other patients) be used to help patients with complex fractures?