Listen to Andrew Duckworth & our Specialty Editor for Trauma, Prof Matt Costa, discuss three  papers published in The Bone & Joint Journal.

Effect on health-related quality of life of the X-Bolt dynamic plating system versus the sliding hip screw for the fixation of trochanteric fractures of the hip in adults: the WHiTE Four randomized clinical trial

The Orthopaedic Trauma Society classification of open fractures

The 30-day survival and recovery after hip fracture by timing of mobilization and dementia: a UK database study