Impact of trauma-related hip fractures on the older adult

Daniel Andersen, Emmanuel Osei-Boamah, Steven R. Gambert

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Abstract

This article is the sixth and final article in a series on trauma care and the older adult. The series discusses the growing problem of trauma in the elderly, including its causes and possible ways to prevent it, care in the acute stages, and manifestations and treatment strategies when trauma involves the torso, spine, brain, and hip. Authors include skilled experts in the trauma field representing various specialties at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Geriatrics
Volume18
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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Andersen, D., Osei-Boamah, E., & Gambert, S. R. (2010). Impact of trauma-related hip fractures on the older adult. Clinical Geriatrics, 18(6), 18-22.