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MKSAP Quiz: Hypothyroidism

A 70-year-old woman with hypothyroidism fell and fractured her hip. During preoperative evaluation for hip fracture repair, she mentions recent mild fatigue, which has not significantly limited performance of
April 2010

QD: News Every Day--Vitamin D use questioned in general population for heart diseases, fractures or mortality

cerebrovascular disease, cancer, total fracture, hip fracture, and mortality. ... Vitamin D co-administered with calcium reduced hip fracture in institutionalized individuals (2 trials, 3,853 patients);. •
February 2020

Orthopedic dialogue

even before her hip fracture. ... caseloads. Medical outcomes in hip fracture improve the sooner they are repaired; therefore the addition of time pressure to these cases is another stressor for surgeons.
February 2020

How often should you check your bone mineral density?

A hip fracture or a vertebral fracture frequently leads to a permanent decrease in mobility, which starts an inexorable decline in health and independence. ... For that reason, fracture prevention is a critical part of the care of older people.
February 2020

One more ill-advised session title

Some of them are intimidatingly specific: "Elevated Production of Interleukin 1β (IL-1β) and Tumor Necrosis Factor α (TNF-α) by Perpheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) is Associated With Increased Hip ... Fracture Risk in Elders: The Framingham
February 2020

Osteoporosis: What about men?

Treatment decisions should be based on assessments of absolute fracture risk and not on BMD alone. ... Clinical factors that contribute to fracture risk include age, body mass index, tobacco use, glucocorticoid use, alcohol use (>3 drinks per day),
February 2020

Conference offers advice on palliative care

These statistics led UVMMC to start a cooperative effort for hip fracture patients. ... Ames and others said. Palliative care specialists are brought into the decision-making process about hip fracture treatment when needed.
May 2015

How to start and stop bisphosphonates

In the new paradigm, a patient should receive bisphosphonates even without getting a bone density test if he or she had a vertebral or hip fracture. ... This results in a range of bone density improvements and a range of hip fracture reductions.
June 2013

Palliative care, the right to die, and ensuring that patients' wishes are followed

advanced dementia. --weight loss. --multiple falls. --hip fracture. --anemia. --irregular, potentially unstable heart rhythm. ... room, possibly against her family's wish to have her broken hip "pinned?".
February 2020

The last six months of life are the last place to look for savings

Suppose we could tell the family, "Grandma has a 20% chance of surviving this hip fracture, pneumonia and sepsis and a 7% chance of returning to a normal existence." Would there
February 2020

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