Fractures in the Elderly

A Guide to Practical Management

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-466-1 (Print) 978-1-60327-467-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. The Aging of Bone and Etiologies of Fractures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-42

      Osteobiology of Aging

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 43-53

      Pathologic Fractures

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-68

      Falls

  3. Perioperative Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-86

      Preoperative Assessment of Risk

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      Pages 87-100

      Anticoagulation

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      Pages 101-114

      Prevention and Management of Perioperative Delirium

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      Pages 115-143

      Anesthesia and Postoperative Pain Control

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      Pages 145-168

      Postoperative Complications

  4. Common Fractures in the Elderly

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-185

      Hand and Wrist Fractures in the Elderly

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      Pages 187-223

      Fractures of the Shoulder and Elbow

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      Pages 225-237

      Vertebral Compression Fractures

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      Pages 239-256

      Hip Fractures

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      Pages 257-268

      Fractures of the Distal Femur

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      Pages 269-282

      Tibial Plateau Fractures in the Elderly

  5. Rehabilitation, Post-fracture Evaluation, and Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Pages 285-307

      Rehabilitation

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      Pages 309-328

      Evaluation of Bone Fragility and Fracture Prevention

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 329-335