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Do you always have to have surgery for a hip fracture?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: No

Most of the time it is advised but it depends on the individual clinical setting.

In brief: No

Most of the time it is advised but it depends on the individual clinical setting.
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Usually yes

Most hip fractures are treated with surgery to allow the patient to mobilize sooner.

In brief: Usually yes

Most hip fractures are treated with surgery to allow the patient to mobilize sooner.
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