Patient Experience of Long-Standing Recovery Consequent to Surgical Management of Closed Fractures of Ankle: A Qualitative Study of Patient- Reported Outcomes in the Community
Received Date: August 03, 2020; Published Date: September 02, 2020
Ankle fractures have been amongst the most widely recognized lower limb injuries treated by orthopaedic surgeons and most orthopedicians treat unstable ankle fractures as a surgical treatment [1,2]. Fractures in the ankle often lead to disabling ankle pain, muscle weakness, limited range of movements (ROM) in the weight-bearing ankle mortise, and difficulty in walking and climbing stairs [3-6].
Keywords: Fragility hip fracture; Morbidity; Mortality; Ortogeriatric comanagment care; Ortogeriatric unit