Decision Aid Summary

Title Managing Pain From a Broken Hip: A Guide for Adults and Their Caregivers.
Audience You or a person you care for is an older adult (more than 50 years old) who is in a hospital because of a hip fracture from a suddenly event like a fall.
Options included Acetaminophen.
Opioid analgesics.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs.
Nerve blocks.
Acupressure, muscle-relaxation therapy, and neurostimulation (TENS).
Year of last update or review 2011
Format Web, paper, audio, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Where was it developed?
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Health condition Fractures
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.