The Management of Hip Fracture in Adults
Publisher: National Clinical Guideline Centre 2011
Number of pages: 657
Although hip fracture is predominantly a phenomenon of later life, it may occur at any age in people with osteoporosis or osteopenia, and this guidance is applicable to adults across the age spectrum, including recommendations that cover the needs of younger patients.
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