Trends in the incidence and in-hospital outcomes of elective major orthopaedic surgery in patients eighty years of age and older in the United States from 2000 to 2009

Source:  Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2014, 96(14), 1185-91

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Date of publication:  July 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  With the rates of elective orthopaedic surgery increasing in the over 80s, this article looks at the levels of complication rates and mortality rates in these patients.

Length of publication:  7 pages

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  JBJS

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