Improving the Care of Hip Fracture Patients Through Orthogeriatrics

Authors

  • Mariana Alves Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa; Unidade de Ortogeriatria. Serviço Medicina. Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte. Lisboa. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1369-8423
  • Sofia Duque Instituto de Medicina Preventiva e Saúde Pública. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Lisboa. Lisboa; Hospital Cuf Descobertas. Lisboa; Núcleo de Estudos de Geriatria. Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina Interna. Lisboa.

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.21169

Keywords:

Health Care Costs, Health Services for the Aged, Hip Fractures/therapy

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2024-04-24

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Alves M, Duque S. Improving the Care of Hip Fracture Patients Through Orthogeriatrics. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 24 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];37(5):405-6. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/21169

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