Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes

1st Edition

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Author:

  • James Waddell
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    Table of Contents

    Section I Introduction

    1. Epidemiology/Population Studies: Scope of the Problem
    2. Section II Preoperative Assessment of the Hip Fracture Patient

    3. Skeletal Assessment of Fractures of the Proximal Femur
    4. General Assessment and Optimization for Surgery
    5. Section III Anaesthesia and Pain Management

    6. Regional vs. General Anaesthesia for Fractures of the Proximal Femur
    7. Improving Pain Management and Patient Outcomes Associated with Proximal Femur Fractures
    8. Section IV Surgery

    9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Reduction and Fixation
    10. Femoral Neck Fractures: Arthroplasty
    11. Combined Fractures of the Hip and Femoral Shaft

        9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Treatment of Nonunion

     

     

    Section V Intertrochanteric Fractures

    1. Trochanteric Fractures: Sliding Hip Screw
    2. Trochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Devices
    3. Complications in Trochanteric Fractures
    4. Section VI Subtrochanteric Fractures

    5. subtrochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Fixation
    6. Subtrochanteric Fractures: Plate Fixation

    Section VII Postoperative Management

    1. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thromboembolism: Prevention and Treatment in Hip Fracture Patients
    2. Investigation and Management of Postoperative Delirium

    1. Rehabilitation: Improving Outcomes for Patients Following Fractures of the Proximal Femur
    2. Preventing the Second Hip Fracture: Addressing Osteoporosis in Hip Fracture Patients
    3. Section VIII Analysis

    4. Best Surgical Practices
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    Details

    No. of pages:
    320
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437706956
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437736311

    About the author

    James Waddell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    A. J. Latner Professor and Chairman, Orthopaedic Division, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada