High protein Oral Nutritional Supplements in hip fracture patients

Hip fractures are becoming a major health issue due to the increasingly aged UK population. Each year, there are approximately 70,000–75,000 hip fractures in the UK, incurring a cost of about £2 billion.
Robyn Collery discusses in her article about the benefits of using high protein oral nutritional supplements in hip fracture patients.

High protein Oral Nutritional Supplements in hip fracture patients

Author: Robyn Collery, Registered Dietitian, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK

  1. NHS Choices (2014). Hip Fracture. Accessed online: www.nhs.uk/conditions/hip-fracture/Pages/introduction.aspx (June 2016)

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