fractured femur

fractured femur

A break in any part of the thigh bone, most commonly of the short neck between the top of the bone and the near-spherical head, in elderly people with OSTEOPOROSIS. Fracture of the shaft of the femur usually results from severe violence and there is often major loss of blood into the tissues causing surgical SHOCK.
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Contributing factors included fractured femur and the issues he had with his kidneys.
He suffered a suspected fractured femur which, if confirmed, will rule him out of action for the summer months.
If not properly handled, there is a possibility of a patient losing one-third of his/her blood from a fractured femur, he pointed out.
An 87-year-old woman with a fractured femur died at the Nicosia general hospital after 10 hours of waiting for an orthopaedic doctor to tend to her injury, her son claimed to Spyros Constantinou told Sigma TV on Friday night.
It was not until four weeks later she was found to have a fractured femur.
The cause of death was as a result of heart disease, chronic renal failure, Lewy bodies dementia and the fractured femur.
The 22-year-old rider suffered a fractured femur, bruising and swelling to the face and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, where he has been described as being comfortable.
His 2013 season ended prematurely in France with a fractured femur and surgically implanted rod to stabilize the fracture.
Join Woods failed to provide proper and necessary veterinary care and attention for a fractured femur and dislocated hip, as advised by his vet on May 1.
He was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with a fractured femur.
A MOTORCYCLIST was left with a broken pelvis, broken ribs and a fractured femur after a crash in Bedworth.
USA Kentucky stallion Out Of Place has been put down after suffering a fractured femur.