Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Peter Trafton

Authors: Ernst Raaymakers, Inger Schipper, Rogier Simmermacher, Chris van der Werken

Proximal femur



Medical assessment and care
Elderly hip fracture patients need comprehensive evaluation and management, often involving multiple specialties, because of their frequent comorbidities and complications. However, surgery should not be unnecessarily delayed.

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