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Is mortality after hip fracture associated with surgical delay or admission during weekends and public holidays? A retrospective study of 38,020 patients

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Hip fractures are associated with high mortality, but the cause of this is still not entirely clear. We investigated the effect of surgical delay, weekends, holidays, and time of day admission on mortality in hip fracture patients.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Orthopaedica (Print Edition)
Volume83
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)609-13
Number of pages5
ISSN1745-3674
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Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Research areas

  • Age Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip, Cause of Death, Cohort Studies, Confidence Intervals, Denmark, Female, Fracture Fixation, Internal, Geriatric Assessment, Hip Fractures, Holidays, Hospital Mortality, Hospitalization, Humans, Incidence, Length of Stay, Logistic Models, Male, Odds Ratio, Patient Admission, Registries, Retrospective Studies, Safety Management, Sex Factors, Statistics, Nonparametric, Survival Analysis, Time Factors

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