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My husband fell 20 foot off a ladder an broke both wrists an his right hip. His surgery took over 10 hours how long till he recovers?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
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In brief: Serious trauma

With a fall of 20 feet he has a significant mechanism of injury.
Meaning the energy transferred from the fall is high. His recovery will depend on any additional diagnoses that are revealed, and his overall health prior to the injury. Be patient and supportive. You will need a support system to help you as you help him. He may require a stay at a rehabilitation facility before coming home.

In brief: Serious trauma

With a fall of 20 feet he has a significant mechanism of injury.
Meaning the energy transferred from the fall is high. His recovery will depend on any additional diagnoses that are revealed, and his overall health prior to the injury. Be patient and supportive. You will need a support system to help you as you help him. He may require a stay at a rehabilitation facility before coming home.
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