Open fracture Management in the UK

2020 BOA/BAPRAS Standards for the Management of Open Fractures

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.

Many updates starting with antibiotic prophylaxis:

Duration shortened to 24 hours and some changes introduced on the type of antibiotics:

Several new Chapters including setting up an Orthoplastic service, Fragility fracures, Psychological support amongst others

Download Full Guidance:


BOAST on Open fractures link to pdf in Dropbox