Case discussion: large volume blood loss and delirium in a patient with subtrochanteric fracture, dementia, and multiple comorbidities.


This case presents a discussion of a 92-year-old man with multiple comorbidities, who presents with a subtrochanteric fracture. His course is complicated by large volume blood loss intraoperatively, requiring intensive care unit (ICU) monitoring postoperatively. His course is also complicated by delirium. 
DOI: 10.1177/2151458511426426