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Injuries Around the Hip.www.1aim.net

Injuries Around the Hip.www.1aim.net

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Published by: dr_asaleh on May 03, 2009
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Fractures around the hipFractures around the hipRisk FactorsRisk Factors
Age: incidenceAge: incidencedoubles fordoubles foreach decadeeach decadeafterafter50ys50ys
Sex: 2-3 timesSex: 2-3 timeshigher inhigher inwomenwomen
2-3 times2-3 timeshigher inhigher inwhitewhite women than inwomen than innonwhitenonwhitewomenwomen
PhysicalPhysicalinactivityinactivity
Low bodyLow bodyweightweight
PreviousPrevioushiphipfracturefracture
DementiaDementia
PsychotropicPsychotropicmedsmeds
VisualVisualimpairmentimpairment
 
 
FRACTURES OFFRACTURES OFTHE PROXIMAL FEMURTHE PROXIMAL FEMUR
 
 
Fractures around theFractures around thehiphip
250.000 hip fractures/year250.000 hip fractures/year
90% in patients >50ys old90% in patients >50ys old
Mortality related to hip fracture –Mortality related to hip fracture –25% at one year25% at one year
80% of patients recover their80% of patients recover theirwalking ability,walking ability,
Only 70% recover their ability toOnly 70% recover their ability toperform ADLs (activities of dailyperform ADLs (activities of dailyliving)living)

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