Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes Expert Consult: Online and Print

Fracture of the proximal femurBy

  • James P. Waddell, A. J. Latner Professor and Chairman, Orthopaedic Division, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fractures of the Proximal Femur: Improving Outcomes, by Dr. James P. Waddell, helps you maximize clinical outcomes when addressing the challenges, complications, and treatment of patients with hip fractures. Match pre-operative assessment, surgical techniques, post-operative management, and more to the specific lifestyle factors of each patient in order to achieve optimal results. Apply state-of-the-art techniques and protocols with the visual help of operative videos as well as more than 500 surgical line drawings and photographs in print and online at

Key Features

  • See how to perform each technique step by step with operative videos and online access at
  • Review surgical techniques such as pinning, plating/intramedulary devices, and total hip replacement implants, and get a greater understanding of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism prevention.
  • Brush up on related topics including epidemiology, osteoporosis, co-morbidities, evidence-based post-op, and rehabilitation protocols.
  • Get the advice of expert contributors worldwide who detail best practices in prophylaxis, surgical technique, and rehabilitation.


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