Prognostic factors for mortality after hip fracture: operation within 48 hours is mandatory

Source:  Injury 2016, 18 August [epub]

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Date of publication:  August 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This study confirmed that surgery must be performed within 48 hours to reduce mortality risk.  Also considered other risk factors for increased mortality such as age, sex and co-morbidities.

Length of publication:  7 pages

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS OpenAthens 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:  Injury


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