Study: THA found superior to internal fixation for femoral neck fracture
At a minimum 15-year follow-up, researchers of this study discovered a lower failure rate among lucid patients with a displaced femoral neck fracture who were treated with cemented total hip arthroplasty rather than closed reduction and internal ...
Healio - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:07

Neglect Recorded Before Infant's Death
Kirby told police she last saw the baby sleeping in a motorized swing and then found Aspen face down on the floor with a blanket around her neck four hours later. “We don't have a clear understanding of what occurred yet ... In November, DCFS records ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:11

St. Mary's child abuse suspect told police he put baby in swing
... the baby last Wednesday, April 16, to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital, because of a possible injury to her left leg, court papers state, and an examination found fractures to her left tibia and right femur, five broken ribs, apparent trauma to her ...
So Md News - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:41

More Fractures Seen When Vitamin D Is Consistently Low
The researchers also gathered data using the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX), which combines clinical risk factors with bone mineral density readings at the femoral neck to calculate a patient's 10-year risk for an osteoporotic fracture of the hip ...
Medscape - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:57

Walking helps prevent hip fractures
There are mainly two types of hip fractures; intertrochanteric fractures and femur neck fractures. The intertrochanteric fracture can be treated with a trochanteric fixation procedure. However, the femur neck fracture requires hip joint replacement ...
Korea Times - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 02:33

St. Mary's man jailed after infant's leg broken
Reynold Obrien Gibbs, 27, also was charged with first-degree assault in the court papers stating the baby had a fractured femur, along with the rib injuries, a bruise on her face and apparent trauma to her abdomen and neck. “It was determined the ...
So Md News - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00

SXSW crash suspect faces 4 new charges, 26 in total
One of the new charges is for the injury of Mason Endres, 18, who recently finished up her stint at a rehab hospital and is now recovering after suffering a broken femur, fractured neck and a broken nose. These injuries put a heavy financial burden on ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:57

Doctor testifies of severe injuries to baby in Fruitport alleged child-abuse case
Brown said she found bleeding between Oryn's brain and skull, coating the entire surface of his brain; another pocket of blood around his cerebellum, just above the back of his neck, an area of the brain that controls balance; blood behind his eyes ...
The Muskegon Chronicle - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:34

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