Items Tagged ‘D. Michael Cullen’

April 15, 2010

Older Patients With Hip Fractures at Increased Risk for Heart Failure

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Patients older than 75 years who need surgery to repair a hip fracture have a critically higher incidence of congestive heart failure and a significantly worse outcome than their counterparts without hip fractures, researchers reported here at Hospital Medicine 2010: Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Annual Meeting.   Warning signs such as arrhythmia should be […]

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