How to Deliver Effective Care for Older Persons with Fragility Fractures?

Caring for patients with fragility fractures, particularly in older individuals, poses numerous challenges impacting outcomes like mortality, functional status, and independence. Identifying these challenges presents opportunities for enhanced care and better results. A multidisciplinary approach involving orthopaedic surgeons, geriatricians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians, social workers, and caregivers is essential. Implementing preventive measures, including fall prevention strategies and osteoporosis management, is crucial in reducing the occurrence of fragility fractures in the elderly.


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