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An 87 year old female is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of a hip fracture secondary to a fall in her home.

What clinical manifestations would you expect to see when assessing this patient?

What would be three nursing management considerations for this patient pre-operatively?

What would be three nursing management considerations post-surgical repair? What would your neurovascular assessment of the lower extremity include?

Are there any positioning considerations, if so what are they?
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