Fragility Fractures, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Fragility Fractures, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

by Daniel A Mendelson
     
 

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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is centered on the management of the geriatric fragility fracture patient. This issue features expert clinical reviews on topics such as Principles of comanagement, Lean business model and implementation of a Geriatric Fracture Center, Preoperative optimization and risk assessment, Preoperative reversal and management of

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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is centered on the management of the geriatric fragility fracture patient. This issue features expert clinical reviews on topics such as Principles of comanagement, Lean business model and implementation of a Geriatric Fracture Center, Preoperative optimization and risk assessment, Preoperative reversal and management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents, Classification and surgical approach to hip fractures for non-surgeons, Special anesthetic consideration for the fragility fracture patient, Non-surgical management and palliation of fragility fractures, and Management of post-operative complications including Delerium, Anemia, Venous thromboembolism, and Cardiovascular disease and volume management. Also included are articles on Transitions in care and rehabilitation, Osteoporosis related secondary fracture prevention, Post-operative assessment of falls risk and prevention, and Fragility fractures requiring special consideration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323266567
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/24/2014
Series:
The Clinics: Internal Medicine
Pages:
393
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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