Rajiv K. Dixit, MD
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Dixit RK. Hip Fracture: A Complex Illness Among Complex Patients. Ann Intern Med. 2012;156:71. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-1-201201030-00027
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(1_Part_1):71.
TO THE EDITOR:
Hung and Morrison's editorial (1) states that high-quality care requires optimization of 5 core elements. Most hip fractures are secondary to osteoporosis. I was, therefore, surprised to see that there was no mention in the editorial of screening and treating osteoporosis as part of the treatment plan.
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