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A 37-year-old member asked:

Grandmother broke her femur bone in a nursing home, went into the hospital. should she go back?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Femur fracture.: I am sorry to hear about her injury. Normally hospitals admit people when they are acutely ill or injured. At some point they normally will need to discharge the patient. Depending on how much recovery is needed, they could be transferred to a rehabilitation facility or sometimes to a nursing home. A femur fracture is a significant concern - and she may need to have extra help arranged at the >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
nursing home , depending on the level of care that is provided there.
Aug 8, 2013
Last updated Aug 9, 2013
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