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Q In older people admitted to hospital for hip fracture after a fall, does an intensive discharge planning intervention improve physical, functional, and psychosocial outcomes?
randomised controlled trial.
unclear allocation concealment.
blinded (outcome assessor).
Follow up period:
3 months after discharge.
a medical centre in Taiwan, China.
141 patients ⩾65 years of age (mean age 77 y, 69% women) admitted with hip fracture because of a fall. Patients who were seriously ill or cognitively impaired were excluded.
70 patients were allocated to a 3 month individualised intensive discharge planning intervention that was delivered by a nurse and included hospital visits, 1 home visit, telephone availability, and weekly telephone contact to address concerns of patients and caregivers and monitor progress; ongoing assessment of need …
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