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Table 1 Schedule of events

From: Fixation using alternative implants for the treatment of hip fractures (FAITH): design and rationale for a multi-centre randomized trial comparing sliding hip screws and cancellous screws on revision surgery rates and quality of life in the treatment of femoral neck fractures

Radiographs & event forms Pre-surgery Surgery Post-surgery
Screening Enrolment Baseline (Day 0) ≤ 48 hrs Post surgery D/C 1 wk (24 hrs-10 ds) 10 wk (8-12 wks) 6 mo (5-7 mos) 9 mo (8-10 mos) 12 mo (11-13 mos) 18 mo (17-19 mos) 24 mo (≥24 mos)
Radiographs             
Screening             
Informed consent              
Randomization              
Baseline              
Patient contact     
Pre-Op care              
Fracture characteristics              
Surgical report              
Post-Op care              
Clinic or telephone follow-up       
RS      *   * * * * * * *
AE     * *   * * * * * * *
Hospital D/C       * *      
Missed              
Follow-up       * * * * * * *  
Early W/D       * * * * * * * *
  1. * Complete forms when and/or if applicable.