Surgery for hip fractures provides societal benefits

Source: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2014, August 5 [epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication: 5 August 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This American study compares the lifetime cost of surgery for the over 65s with the cost of not having surgery and finds that there is a cost benefit.  With an ageing population, this is an important finding

Length of publication:  11 pages

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: Medical News Today


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