Publication Date: August 16, 2018
Binding: Kobo eBook
With an increase in the longevity of the global population, care of the functional, cognitive, and physical health of older adults is essential. The dramatic demographic shift toward a growing aging population and an increase in osteoporotic fractures that has occurred over the last few decades especially in Western countries, has clearly shown the need for a comprehensive approach to treating fragility fractures by surgeons, geriatricians, and care staff.
Osteoporotic Fracture Care: Medical and Surgical Management is the first book of its kind to offer a well-rounded and comprehensive resource on fragility fractures and orthogeriatric care designed to help new and experienced surgeons, geriatricians, physicians, and care personnel to better work together and develop interprofessional and interdisciplinary systems so as to treat patients more effectively.
The book contains 44 chapters and is divided into three sections: "Principles," "Improving system of care," and the case-based part "Decision making and special considerations in surgical care." The book's key features are: