Dr. Lynch

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Hip Fracture Dangers and Mortality Rates

A broken bone may not sound serious, but if you are an older man or woman, a hip fracture can be the start of many severe health problems. How dangerous is a broken hip in an older person, and what is the mortality rate after a hip fracture?   

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Source: Verywell Health   

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • AANA | Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • The Perry Initiative
  • Tru Ortho