, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 233-243

Perioperative care of the patient with hip fracture

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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.

The authors have stated that they do not have a significant financial interest or other relationship with any product manufacturer or provider of services discussed in this article.