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Hip dislocation, repeated leg fractures, leads a sedentary lifestyle, uses crutches to walk. Options for future management?

Good Afternoon Sir, My aunt, in her 70s, fell and fractured her right leg 2 times and a hip dislocation. Her status of health has been sedentary for few months now and mostly bed ridden, however her ambulatory status has been somewhat limited although with some minimal assistance and crutches she is able to walk. For further management what are her options.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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This happens in old age since bones become weak....If she is able to walk then motivate her to do so but in the presence of Asistance... also motivate her to do some simple exercise like just moving her hands and feet.....keep her well nourished and hydrated...Do place her on Water bath so that she doesnt develop bedsore...Remember that elder people needs Care and attention...
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