Hip Examination

The hip is another ball and socket joint, but has reduced levels of movement compared to the shoulder. The joint’s main role is weight bearing. Inspection Ask the patient if they have any hip...

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Hip Fracture (Neck of Femur / NOF)

<div=”contents”> Typically occur in elderly female patients Also common in high impact trauma – e.g. car accident Female:Male ratio is 4:1 Mean age is 75 Dementia or cognitive impairment present in 30% of cases...

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