E. Robert Edwards

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BACKGROUND Understanding the factors that impact on disability is necessary to inform trauma care and enable adequate risk adjustment for benchmarking and monitoring. A key consideration is how to adjust for pre-existing conditions when assessing injury outcomes, and whether the inclusion of comorbidity is needed in addition to adjustment for age. This(More)
OBJECTIVES To establish the association between the patient's perception of fault for the crash and 12-month outcomes after non-fatal road traffic injury. SETTING Two adult major trauma centres, one regional trauma centre and one metropolitan trauma centre in Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS 2605 adult, orthopaedic trauma patients covered by the(More)
INTRODUCTION Hip fractures are a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide, and the number of hip fractures is expected to rise to over 6 million per year by 2050. The optimal approach for the surgical management of displaced femoral neck fractures remains unknown. Current evidence suggests the use of arthroplasty; however, there is lack of(More)
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