How can we influence the incidence of secondary fragility fractures? A review on current approaches

How can we influence the incidence of secondary fragility fractures? A review on current approaches With the increasing number of elderly patients presenting with fragility fractures, their care has become a focus among trauma and orthopaedic surgeons. Protocols are ever evolving to improve the clinical pathways and treatment modalities targeting a more efficient and patient centred service.In this article, current approaches and their potential to reduce mortality and re-fracture in these patients are discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Injury Elsevier

How can we influence the incidence of secondary fragility fractures? A review on current approaches

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0020-1383
eISSN
1879-0267
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.injury.2017.08.034
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Abstract

With the increasing number of elderly patients presenting with fragility fractures, their care has become a focus among trauma and orthopaedic surgeons. Protocols are ever evolving to improve the clinical pathways and treatment modalities targeting a more efficient and patient centred service.In this article, current approaches and their potential to reduce mortality and re-fracture in these patients are discussed.

Journal

InjuryElsevier

Published: Dec 1, 2017

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