Hip injury includes hip fractures and dislocations of the proximal femur due to minor or major trauma or overuse.
Hip fracture: Fracture of proximal femur. Classified as intracapsular...
Groin, hip, thigh, medial knee pain, pain with ambulation/weight bearing in the setting of trauma
Minor trauma in the elderly due to osteoporosis; high-impact trauma ...
Neurovascular exam is essential.
Immobilize extremity in position of comfort for patient.
Airway, head, chest, or abdominal injuries take precedence in...
All hip fractures
Suspicion of occult fracture
Suspicion of NAT in children
All pediatric hip fractures and dislocations
Most dislocations of hip
Location of fracture determines risk factors for morbidity such as AVN and bleeding.
Hip dislocations are orthopedic emergencies and require prompt reduction and few attempts.
Dominguez S, Liu P, Roberts C, et al. Prevalence of traumatic hip and pelvic fractures in patients with suspected hip fracture and negative initial standard radiographs—a study o...
820.8 Closed fracture of unspecified part of neck of femur
835.00 Closed dislocation of hip, unspecified site
959.6 Hip and thigh injury
820.09 Other closed transcervical fracture of neck of fe...
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