orthogeriatric

orthogeriatric

adjective Referring to orthopaedic care in frail, elderly (geriatric) patients.
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Earlier this year the falls and orthogeriatric service at the hospital welcomed a team of Swedish doctors to learn about the work they're doing to help patients.
At a meeting in June 2015, it was claimed the hospital had expressed regret to the deceased's family that it did not have an orthogeriatric consultant post at the time.
The Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio on Admission and Short-Term Outcomes in Orthogeriatric Patients.
General versus spinal anaesthesia and postoperative delirium in an orthogeriatric population.
Five-year experience with the 'Sheba' model of comprehensive orthogeriatric care for elderly hip fracture patients.
Another of the acute care recommendations focuses on orthogeriatric care, noting that the orthopedic surgeon and a dedicated orthogeriatric team should work together, particularly for elderly patients who have suffered a hip fracture.
Setting up formal care pathways for people with fragility fractures and providing holistic care through specialist orthogeriatric services will also reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with osteoporosis in the older adult population.
There was no regular preoperative orthogeriatric provision provided.
Compton, "The nottingham orthogeriatric unit after 1000 admissions," Injury, vol.
Predictors of mortality in older hip fracture inpatients admitted to an orthogeriatric unit in Oslo, Norway.
It was set up five years ago based, in part, on the successful work of Dr Johansen and his colleague senior nurse Sue Beck in 1994 when they first took on orthogeriatric liaison and support in Cardiff.
The added effectiveness of early geriatrician involvement on acute orthopaedic wards to orthogeriatric rehabilitation.