A Prospective Multicentre Service Evaluation of Fractures Around the Knee in Older Patients
The KNEE study is a multicentre prospective service evaluation that intends to examine the epidemiology, treatment decision making, operative techniques utilised and peri-operative optimisation of older patients presenting with fractures around the knee.
Define the current epidemiology of fractures around the knee in older patients in the United Kingdom (UK).
Describe the treatment decision making surrounding operative vs non-operative care.
Describe the current operative techniques utilised when operative management is selected.
Describe the systems in place for the peri-operative optimisation of this patient cohort.
Describe the current process of post-operative care in this patient cohort.
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