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Hospitalist consult in hip fracture

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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
Carolyn M Jachna, Jeff Whittle, Barbara Lukert, Leland Graves, Tarun Bhargava
The objective of this study was to determine if hospitalist consultation during admission for hip fracture results in improved treatment for osteoporosis. This was a retrospective chart review, carried out in a university-based academic hospital. Administrative discharge data was used to identify patients discharged between 1 September 1999 and 1 September 2001, discharged with the diagnosis of hip fracture. Eighty-two patient charts were reviewed after exclusion for traumatic and pathologic fractures. Treatment for osteoporosis consisted of medications recommended by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), including calcium (+/-vitamin D), estrogen, raloxifene, calcitonin, alendronate and risedronate...
August 2003: Osteoporosis International
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