Changes in Body Composition and Function After Hip Fracture - Interventions and Their Timing to Address Deficits and Desired Outcomes

Speaker: J. Magaziner Presented at:  83rd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop

Summary

Dr Jay Magaziner, Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA, discusses hip fractures. He gives an overview of the Baltimore Hip Studies, and discusses the need for multi-component/multi-disciplinary intervention programmes to improve short- and long-term outcomes post-hip fracture.