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Surgical repair improves survival and pain control in patients with dementia who suffer hip fracture

00:47 EDT 15 May 2018 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this retrospective study, nursing home patients with dementia who had a hip fracture had improved survival if they underwent surgical repair compared to non-surgical management. 2. Patients with surgical management also had reduced pain and pressure ulcers, but use of antipsychotics and physical restraints did not differ significantly. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)           […]

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