11-year results in 2,846 patients of the Peterborough Hip Fracture Project: reduced morbidity, mortality and hospital stay.

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3,025 consecutive patients presenting over an 11-year period with an acute hip fracture were prospectively studied to determine the effectiveness of a designated hip fracture service. After the introduction of the service, the mean length of hospital stay per patient was reduced from 51 days to 21 days. This reduction was accomplished by a progressive… (More)

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@article{Parker200011yearRI, title={11-year results in 2,846 patients of the Peterborough Hip Fracture Project: reduced morbidity, mortality and hospital stay.}, author={M. J. Parker and Glyn A. Pryor and James D. Myles}, journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica}, year={2000}, volume={71 1}, pages={34-8} }