Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, January 15th, 2012
"Other contributing factors for hip fractures include cognitive impairment as well as impaired mobility and visual depth perception. Dizziness and poor or fair self-perceived health care characteristics are predictive of a second hip fracture. In general, patients over the age of 65 years admitted to a geriatric rehabilitation unit after proximal hip fracture have complex multiple interacting pathologies with 78% having significant co-morbidity....
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