Walter M. Bortz II

My Mother's Hip: Lessons from the World of Eldercare, by Luisa Margolies, forward by Dr. Walter Bortz II

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My Mother's Hip: Lessons from the World of Eldercare

My Mother's Hip: Lessons from the World of Eldercare. Some 400,000 hip fractures occur every year, the vast majority among the elderly; all too often these fractures are associated with death or severe disability. After her mother's double hip fracture, Luisa Margolies immersed herself in identifying and coordinating the services and professionals needed to provide critical care for an elderly person. She soon realized that the American medical system is ill prepared to deal with the long-term care needs of our graying society. Forward by Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.   More »

My Mother's Hip: Lessons from the World of Eldercare, by Luisa Margolies, forward by Dr. Walter Bortz II

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