Neck of femur fractures in the elderly: does every hour to surgery count?

Source:  Injury 2017, March 6 [epub]

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Date of publication:  March 2017

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Looked at 1913 patients with neck of femur fractures to determine if early surgery before 12 hours confers a survival or length of stay benefit.

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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