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Hip Fracture - References


  1. Orosz GM, et al. (2004). Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes. JAMA, 291(14): 1738-1743.

  2. Bhandari M, et al. (2003). Internal fixation compared with arthroplasty for displaced fractures of the femoral neck. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 85-A(9):1673-1681.

  3. Binder EF, et al. (2004). Effects of extended outpatient rehabilitation after hip fracture: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 492(7): 837-846.

  4. Qaseem A, et al. (2008). Pharmacologic treatment of low bone density or osteoporosis to prevent fractures: A clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine, 149(6): 404-415.

  5. Gillespie LD, et al. (2009). Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2).

  6. Bischoff-Ferrari HA, et al. (2009). Prevention of nonvertebral fractures with oral vitamin D and dose dependency. Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(6): 551-561.

  7. Feskanich D, et al. (2002). Walking and leisure-time activity and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women. JAMA, 288(18): 2300-2306.

  8. Ettinger MP (2003). Aging bone and osteoporosis: Strategies for preventing fractures in the elderly. Archives of Internal Medicine, 163(18): 2237-2246.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Academy of Pediatrics (2010). Fracture of the proximal femur. In LY Griffin, ed., Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 4th ed., pp. 563-567. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (2007). Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement. Available online:

  • Fiechtner JJ (2003). Hip fracture prevention. Postgraduate Medicine, 114(3): 22-32.

  • Goldstein WM, Branson JJ (2004). Posterior-lateral approach to minimal incision total hip arthroplasty. Orthopedic Clinics of North America, 35(2): 131-136.

  • Lyles KW, et al. (2007). Zoledronic acid and clinical fractures and mortality after hip fracture. New England Journal of Medicine, 357(18): 1799-1809.

  • Mercier LR (2008). Fractures of the hip section of The hip. In Practical Orthopedics, 6th ed., pp. 207-211. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.


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Last Updated: May 10, 2011
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