Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes, Expert Consult: Online and Print

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes

Expert Consult: Online and Print

By James P. Waddell, A. J. Latner Professor and Chairman, Orthopaedic Division, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Section I Introduction

  1. Epidemiology/Population Studies: Scope of the Problem
  2. Section II Preoperative Assessment of the Hip Fracture Patient

  3. Skeletal Assessment of Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  4. General Assessment and Optimization for Surgery
  5. Section III Anaesthesia and Pain Management

  6. Regional vs. General Anaesthesia for Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  7. Improving Pain Management and Patient Outcomes Associated with Proximal Femur Fractures
  8. Section IV Surgery

  9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Reduction and Fixation
  10. Femoral Neck Fractures: Arthroplasty
  11. Combined Fractures of the Hip and Femoral Shaft

    9. Femoral Neck Fractures: Treatment of Nonunion

 

 

Section V Intertrochanteric Fractures

  1. Trochanteric Fractures: Sliding Hip Screw
  2. Trochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Devices
  3. Complications in Trochanteric Fractures
  4. Section VI Subtrochanteric Fractures

  5. subtrochanteric Fractures: Intramedullary Fixation
  6. Subtrochanteric Fractures: Plate Fixation

Section VII Postoperative Management

  1. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Thromboembolism: Prevention and Treatment in Hip Fracture Patients
  2. Investigation and Management of Postoperative Delirium

  1. Rehabilitation: Improving Outcomes for Patients Following Fractures of the Proximal Femur
  2. Preventing the Second Hip Fracture: Addressing Osteoporosis in Hip Fracture Patients
  3. Section VIII Analysis

  4. Best Surgical Practices
  5. Best Rehabilitation Practices