An 81-year-old lady with a recent fall requires consent for surgery
You are the FY1 working on the orthopaedic ward.
Your next patient is an 81 year-old-lady, Mrs Violet O'Shea.
Mrs O'Shea was brought in by ambulance from her care home due to a fall which occurred this morning. The orthopaedic surgeons have reviewed her and agree that she requires a hip replacement secondary to a broken neck of femur.
Your consultant has asked you to consent her to the operation.
Station time: 10 minutes (5 minutes for consent + 5 minutes for questions)
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