ClinicalThere is a statistically significant and clinically significant reduction in hospital length of stay, but an increase in total length of rehabilitation (hospital + home) with home-based multidisciplinary early supported discharge (ESD) compared with usual care. (MODERATE QUALITY)

There is a statistically significant and clinically significant increase in functional independence measures with home-based multidisciplinary ESD compared with usual care. (HIGH QUALITY)

There is no statistically significant difference in mortality at 12 months and readmission to hospital at 4 months with home-based multidisciplinary ESD compared with usual care. (LOW QUALITY)
EconomicHome-based MDRESD is cost-effective in the rehabilitation of patients with hip fracture. This evidence has minor limitations and direct applicability.

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