Co-managed care for fragility hip fractures (Rochester model)

@article{Kates2010ComanagedCF,
  title={Co-managed care for fragility hip fractures (Rochester model)},
  author={Stephen L Kates and Daniel Ari Mendelson and Susan M. Friedman},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={621-625}
}
Hip fractures in older adults are a common event with a high risk of morbidity and mortality. Patients who sustain a hip fracture often present with multiple co-morbid conditions that can benefit from co-management by orthopedic surgeons and geriatricians. This manuscript describes a co-managed model of care for patients with hip fractures. This model of care will be explained, and the benefits and results will be described. Retrospective review of the care of all native non-pathological hip… CONTINUE READING

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