Enhanced Peri-operative Recovery following hip fracture in people with dementia
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: MAIDMENT, Ian (Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Katona, C. (University College London, London, United Kingdom)
Coulton, S. (University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom)
Fox, Chris (UEA, Norwich, United Kingdom)
One quarter of acute NHS beds are occupied by people with dementia. They are exceptionally vulnerable and at high risk of serious complications. There is little research on how best to look after these people in hospital. Inconsistent standards of care, poor physical and mental health management and overuse of sedatives have been.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.