Reducing fasting and improving nutrition for patients with a hip fracture
Categories: Innovation |
Author: Matt Stewart
Posted: 31/08/2015 |
Woollongong Hospital has both a morning and afternoon fasting clock. Patients are allowed to drink clear fluids including carbohydrate drinks until 2 hours before theatre.
For more information about Woolongong’s innovation click here.
The Prince Charles Hospital have a comprehensive approach to improving nutrition that includes a protocol driven nutrition model of care, delivered by a nutrition assistant with default prescribing of nutritional supplements.
For more information about TPCH’s nutrition action click here.
Other hospital’s innovations from the 2015 Hip Fracture Roundtable meeting are available by clicking here.