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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Fractures Articles


Broken bones could be repaired by silk screws

5th March 2014

Scientists claim plates and screws can be made from silk to mend broken bones, which would eventually dissolve in the body.

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NICE Guidance Offers Hope to Thousands of Patients With Fractures That Won't Heal

11th January 2013

Ultrasound device could save NHS millions by avoiding surgery.

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Go ahead given for device to heal persistent bone fractures

10th January 2013

NICE gives NHS the green light to use ultrasound device to heal persistent bone fractures that can be used at home.

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Hip fracture hospital stays down

7th September 2012

Report shows length of hospital stays for hip facture patients has falled 5% over past year.

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Bone putty to heal fractures

9th February 2012

Scientists claim revolutionary putty could heal bone fractures in days rather than months.

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Fractures associated with dementia

23rd December 2011

Professor Alistair Burns talks about hip fractures and dementia.

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Ultrasound used to treat fractures

12th October 2011

Technology used at Glasgow's Royal Infirmary's fracture clinic.

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Screening could prevent fractures

22nd September 2011

Study finds a 15-minute screening programme could reduce fracture risk by half.

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Bone fracture risk: quantity and quality important

31st August 2011

New research shows that loss of bone quality is just as important as loss of bone mass.

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The Management of Hip Fracture in Adults

23rd June 2011

This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on management of hip fracture from admission to secondary care and through to final return to the community and discharge from specific follow-up.

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