BOA Standards for Trauma and Orthopaedics (BOASTs)

The BOASTs are short standards documents that currently are trauma-related and produced by the BOA’s Trauma Group. They are downloadable from our website and can be printed for display in hospitals.  You can find our full list of BOASTS below.

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08 May 2019

BOAST - The Care of the Older or Frail Orthopaedic Trauma Patient

The care of orthopaedic trauma in the older or frail patient is dependent on coo...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Jan 2018

BOAST - The Management of Patients with Pelvic Fractures

Pelvic fractures must be managed within a trauma system with defined referral pa...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Dec 2017

BOAST - The Management of Distal Radial Fractures

Fractures of the distal radius are common and result from both high and low ener...
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Trauma Wrist BOASTS
01 Dec 2017

BOAST - Open Fractures

Open fractures may require timely multidisciplinary management. The consequences...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Aug 2016

BOAST - The Management of Urological Trauma Associated with Pelvic Fractures

Urological trauma is rare and the incidence of severe urethral trauma is 1/milli...
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Trauma Hip BOASTS
01 Aug 2016

BOAST - Rehabilitation and Communication with Trauma Patients

Rehabilitation is the process of restoration of a patient to their pre-injury st...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Aug 2016

BOAST - The Management of Ankle Fractures

Ankle fractures are common and the majority are the result of low energy torsion...
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Trauma Foot BOASTS
01 Apr 2016

BOAST - The Management of Blunt Chest Wall Trauma

Patients with blunt chest wall injuries often have severe associated injuries an...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Jan 2015

BOAST - Spinal Clearance in the Trauma Patient

All patients involved in significant blunt trauma must be assumed to have an uns...
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Trauma Spine BOASTS
01 Oct 2014

BOAST - Supracondylar Fractures in the Humerus in Children

Supracondylar fractures of the distal humerus are the most common fractures abou...
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Trauma Elbow BOASTS
01 Jul 2014

BOAST - Diagnosis and Management of Compartment Syndrome of the Limbs

Acute compartment syndrome of a limb is due to raised pressure within a closed f...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Apr 2014

BOAST - Fracture Liaison Services

Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) provide secondary prevention for fragility fract...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Feb 2014

BOAST - Management of Arterial Injuries

Arterial injuries to the extremities are rare and present a diagnostic and manag...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Jan 2014

BOAST - The Management of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury resulting in neurological deficit is a rare but potentially d...
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Trauma Spine BOASTS
01 Aug 2013

BOAST - Fracture Clinic Services

These guidelines are for the standard of care patients should expect following s...
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Trauma BOASTS
01 Sep 2012

BOAST - Peripheral Nerve Injury

All surgeons undertaking Musculoskeletal Trauma Surgery will be involved in the ...
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Trauma BOASTS