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QUESTION 1 OF 3

An 81-year-old gentleman has been admitted with a displaced intracapsular neck of femur fracture. He has been listed for a total hip arthroplasty.
Which one of the following factors confers an advantage towards a hemiarthroplasty rather than a total hip arthroplasty?

QUESTION ID: 1097

1. A. Dislocation rate (within 4 years of index procedure)
2. B. Mortality rate
3. C. Post-operative infection
4. D. Quality of life and functional scoring with the Harris Hip score
5. E. Reoperation rate

QUESTION 2 OF 3

You have been on call for the acute trauma take during the last 24 hours..At the trauma meeting before theatre  the SHO presents the following radiographs on a 58 year old female with excessive alcohol intake who has had a low velocity fall onto her left hip

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The best choice of management would be:

QUESTION ID: 1108

1. A. Cannulated screw fixation
2. B. Cemented total hip replacement
3. C. Two hole dynamic hip screw (DHS)
4. D. Two hole dynamic hip screw (DHS) with supplementary screw fixation
5. E. Uncemented total hip replacement

QUESTION 3 OF 3

You have been on call for the acute trauma take during the last 24 hours. At the trauma meeting before theatre the SHO presents the following radiographs on a 58-year-old female with excessive alcohol intake who has had a low velocity fall onto her right hip

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Figure 1.Anteroposterior (AP) radiographs femur 

The best choice of management would be:

QUESTION ID: 1174

1. A. Cannulated screw fixation
2. B. Cemented total hip replacement
3. C. Two-hole dynamic hip screw (DHS)
4. D. Two-hole dynamic hip screw (DHS) with supplementary screw fixation
5. E. Uncemented total hip replacement