Exciting news on open fracture management…
The working group of BOA and BAPRAS have issued the most recent version of standards for management for open fractures in the UK. There are many updates starting with antibiotic prophylaxis:
- Duration shortened to 24 hours and some changes introduced on the type of antibiotics
Click here to view the latests changes. (Link opens in a new tab or window).
Several new Chapters including setting up an Orthoplastic service, Fragility fractures, Psychological support amongst others.
Download the full guidance below:
Standards for the Management of Open Fractures