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Acute hip fracture care guidelines

Guidelines from New Zealand and Australia

  • Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) Steering Group. Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care: Improving Outcomes in Hip Fracture Management. 2013. Published in September 2014.  Available for download from www.anzhfr.org.
  • Mak J, Wong E, Cameron I. Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine. Position statement – orthogeriatric care. Aust J Ageing. 2011 Sep;30(3):162-169. PubMed ID 21923712
  • Mak JC, Cameron ID, March LM. Evidence-based guidelines for the management of hip fractures in older persons: an update. Med J Aust. 2010 Jan 4;192(1):37-41. PubMed ID 20047547

Guidelines from other countries


  • Bone and Joint Decade Canada. National Hip Fracture Toolkit. 2011. Link.

United Kingdom

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The Management of Hip Fracture in Adults. 2011. NICE Clinical Guideline 124. Link. Also see NICE Quality Standard 16. Link.
  • Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Management of proximal femoral fractures 2011. Link.
  • British Orthopaedic Association and British Geriatrics Society. The care of patients with fragility fracture. 2007. Link.

United States of America

  • Bukata SV, Digiovanni BF, Friedman SM et al. A guide to improving the care of patients with fragility fractures. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2011 Jan;2(1):5-37. PubMed ID 23569668