Hip Fracture. Dr Janet Lippett Consultant Orthogeriatrician October 2011. Overview. Facts and Figures Hip Fracture – The Royal Berkshire Way Orthogeriatrics Pre-operative Assessment Falls Assessment Osteoporosis Assessment Post operative Care and Rehabilitation. Facts and Figures.
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Dr Janet Lippett
Parental history of hip fracture
2-5 fold increased risk
Esp. if <20 kg/m2
Low Bone Mineral Density (BMD)
Esp. >3 units/day
Steroids, anticonvulsants, heparin, hormone treatments for cancer