The association between the day of the week of milestones in the care pathway of patients with hip fracture and 30-day mortality: findings from a prospective national registry – The National Hip Fracture Database of England and Wales

Source:  BMC Medicine, 2017, 15 (1) p. 62

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Date of publication: March 2017

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: In this study, the association between the day of the week of care pathway milestones (admission, surgery, inpatient stay and discharge) and 30-day mortality was investigated. Sunday surgery and a delay to surgery of more than 24 hours were both associated with a 9.4% increase in 30-day mortality.

Length of publication: 13 pages

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One Response to The association between the day of the week of milestones in the care pathway of patients with hip fracture and 30-day mortality: findings from a prospective national registry – The National Hip Fracture Database of England and Wales

  1. Michelle says:

    Full text link isn’t working for some reason

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