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Fractured Neck of Femur


You have been admitted to hospital because you have broken your hip. This information has been designed to give you and your family/whānau information about what this will mean for you.

The information will tell you about what happens before your surgery, the different types of surgery used to repair your broken hip. It will cover your recovery and help you plan for your discharge from hospital.

Introduction Header Introduction ►What this information is about, and how it can help you and your family/whānau What is a 'fractured neck of femur'? What is a 'fractured neck of femur'? ►Understanding hip fractures In HospitalIn hospital ►All you need to know when arriving for your surgery and the days following At HomeRehabilitation ►Precautions and advice for when you are recovering Physiotherapy exercisesPhysiotherapy exercises ►Some exercise instructions to help you restore movement after your surgery After being discharged homeAfter being discharged home ►Help and support information for you once you leave hospital General adviceGeneral advice ►Helpful information, services and contacts to support you during and after surgery

Last updated: August 29, 2018