Hip Fracture

OrthoDx: Fall After Total Hip Arthroplasty

A 52-year-old man presents to the ED with severe right hip pain after falling while getting out of the pool 1 month after undergoing total hip arthroplasty. What is the best treatment for this patient?

Many patients who take NSAIDs for pain are not knowledgeable about them.

High Intake of Vitamin B Associated With Risk for Hip Fracture in Postmenopausal Women

Vitamin supplementation is popular among US adults; however, both insufficient and excess intakes of a nutrient may be harmful and lead to unexpected adverse effects. Results from a study of female registered nurses demonstrated that excessive intake of vitamins B6 and B12 was associated with an increased risk for hip fracture, according to JAMA Network…

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