[Initial experiences of an orthogeriatric unit].

  title={[Initial experiences of an orthogeriatric unit].},
  author={M P Mesa-Lampr{\'e} and V Canales-Cort{\'e}s and Mar{\'i}a Elena Castro-Vilela and Mercedes Clerencia-Sierra},
  journal={Revista espanola de cirugia ortopedica y traumatologia},
  volume={59 6},
OBJECTIVE To report the design and outcomes obtained during the first operational years of the Orthogeriatric Unit (OGU) established in the Zaragoza-1 (Spain) Health-Sector. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 494 patients >70 years old treated in the OGU from February 2009 to December 2012. An analysis was performed using the following variables: demography, previous functional level, comorbidities, surgical delay, fracture type and surgical technique, complications, hospital stay, functional… CONTINUE READING