A Guide to Improving the Care of Patients with Fragility Fractures
The post World War II Baby Boom generation will reach 65 years old this year. The Baby Boomers encompass an estimated 78 million Americans and are expected to live longer and healthier than preceding generations, due to their advancing age, they will likely experience fragility fractures. It is accepted that the current UShealthcare system is not prepared to provide the necessary care. The editors have produced this guide for physicians, nurses, therapists, hospital administrators, and students, it offers an evidence-based approach to better quality – but still cost-effective – care of patients dealing with fragility fractures.
Bukata, S., DiGiovanni, B., Friedman, S., Hoyen, H., Kates, A., Kates, S., Mears, S., Mendelson, D., Serna, F., Sieber, F., & Tyler, W. (2011). A Guide to Improving the Care of Patients With Fragility Fractures Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation, 2 (1), 5-37 DOI: 10.1177/2151458510397504