Hip Fracture

Regional Nerve Block May Provide Effective Pain Relief In Hip Fracture

Regional Nerve Block May Provide Effective Pain Relief In Hip Fracture

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The use of a regional nerve block may provide noticeable pain relief, reduce time to first mobilization, and decrease the risk for pneumonia in patients with hip fractures.

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

Averting Future Fractures, Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture

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Fewer than 1 in 4 women receive recommended assessment or treatment of osteoporosis within 1 year after hip fracture.

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

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An anti-inflammatory diet may protect women against bone density loss and decrease the risk of hip fracture.

Major Hip Fracture Risk Higher in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Major Hip Fracture Risk Higher in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a major risk factor for hip fracture, as well as mortality after hip fracture.

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