Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 233–243

Perioperative care of the patient with hip fracture

  • Dominick Tammaro
  • Kelly A. McGarry
  • Michele G. Cyr
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-003-0027-2

Cite this article as:
Tammaro, D., McGarry, K.A. & Cyr, M.G. Compr Ther (2003) 29: 233. doi:10.1007/s12019-003-0027-2
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Abstract

Primary care physicians can intervene to reduce perioperative complications due to comorbid medical illness in patients hospitalized with hip fracture. We review the role of the primary care physician in the treatment and prevention of perioperative morbidity and mortality.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominick Tammaro
    • 1
  • Kelly A. McGarry
    • 1
  • Michele G. Cyr
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine Brown Medical SchoolRhode Island HospitalProvidenceUSA