Determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture.
Older adults presenting with hip fracture in the setting of underlying advanced dementia.
Thoughtfully consider and present surgical and non-surgical care options for hip fracture in advanced dementia patients, weighing risk and benefit in light of determined patient and surrogate goals of care.
- Identify advanced dementia as a risk factor for high morbidity and mortality after hip fracture.
- List three considerations to assist in determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture.
- Explain the options towards pain reduction in hip fracture management of patients with advanced dementia.
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