Hip fracture (CG124)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'hip fracture'
Specific, concise statements that act as markers of high-quality, cost-effective patient care
This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the management of hip fracture from admission to secondary care and through to final return to the community and discharge from specific follow-up.
The introduction to the full guideline and the wording of recommendation 1.1.1 have been amended to clarify how an occult fracture is identified and when an MRI scan should be done.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: hip fracture
This page was last updated: 17 April 2014
- Web format
- NICE Guideline (PDF)
- Full Guideline (PDF)
- CG124 Oedolion sy'n torri clun: deall canllawiau NICE (fformat MS Word)
Information for the public
Implementation tools and resources
- Baseline assessment tool
- Clinical audit tool
- Costing report
- Costing template
- Electronic audit tool
- Implementation advice
- Slide set
- Management of hip fracture in adults commissioning guide
- CG124 Hip Fracture: online educational tool (BMJ Learning)
- CG124 Hip Fracture: online educational tool (Nursing Times)
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Quick Reference Guide
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The published NICE clinical guideline, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.
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