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Psychotropic Medication Heightens Risk of Hip Fracture, MOF


Psychiatry Advisor - May 10, 2017
After adjustment for FRAX score, depression was associated with major osteoporotic fracture and hip fracture, but after adjusting for medication use, these associations were not significant. However, an independent association was noted between the use ...
 

Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives


BBC News - Apr 20, 2017
A report shows 8% fewer patients die within 30 days if they get surgery within 24 hours.
 

TSH, free T4 levels tied to hip fracture risk


Healio - May 10, 2017
The risk for hip fracture may increase with low thyroid-stimulating hormone levels and high free thyroxine levels in euthyroid adults, according to findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
 

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Hip Fracture books


Orthogeriatrics


This book focuses on orthogeriatrics, a topic that has received little attention in the literature to date. As active members of the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), the editors and most of the authors of this book have gathered all essential expertise on hip fracture management in a single volume. The 14 chapters provide a complete overview of how to approach fractures in elderly patients, starting with the epidemiology of hip fractures and subsequently addressing osteoporosis, surgery, anesthesia, medical management of frailty, and peri-operative complications.
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Hip Fractures: A Practical Guide to Management


by: Kenneth Koval, Joseph Zuckerman
This volume addresses the issues, complications and treatments that face hip specialists and general orthopaedic surgeons in both the surgical and non-surgical treatment of hip fractures. Over 500 photographs and drawings explain the various types of hip fractures. In addition, this book covers epidemiology and mechanisms of injury, diagnosis, treatment principles, rehabilitation, outcome assessment, and the economics of treatment and prevention. Hip Fractures provides complete coverage of the diagnostic and technical techniques making it the definitive source for decision making.
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Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes: Expert Consult: Online and Print, 1e


by: James P. Waddell

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes, by Dr. James P. Waddell, helps you maximize clinical outcomes when addressing the challenges, complications, and treatment of patients with hip fractures. Match pre-operative assessment, surgical techniques, post-operative management, and more to the specific lifestyle factors of each patient in order to achieve optimal results. Apply state-of-the-art techniques and protocols with the visual help of operative videos as well as more than 500 surgical line drawings and photographs in print and online at www.
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Hip Fractures, Types and fixation - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim


Dr. Ebraheim's educational animated video describes fractures of the Hip, types, signs and symptoms, etiology and specific fixation methods.
 

Hip Fractures: The basics


Risk factors, history, signs, X-ray appearances and classification of fractured neck of femur are all covered in this video podcast aimed at medical students and ...
 

How to Treat Hip Fractures


How to Treat Hip Fractures. Part of the series: Physical Therapy Treatments. When treating hip fractures, use a safe steady chair to do exercises that strengthen ...
 

Hip Fractures 4 Medical Students


Miss Tamsin Harvey, a 5th year medical student at The University of Nottingham, presents a crash course to hip fractures - their presentation, classification ...
 

The Impact of Hip Fractures


With an increasingly aging population, there is likewise a growing concern with age-associated health issues. This includes injuries like hip fractures, which can ...