Accelerated care versus standard care among patients with hip fracture: the HIP ATTACK pilot trial.

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    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…

Abstract

BACKGROUND A hip fracture causes bleeding, pain and immobility, and initiates inflammatory, hypercoagulable, catabolic and stress states. Accelerated surgery may improve outcomes by reducing the duration of these states and immobility. We undertook a pilot trial to determine the feasibility of a trial comparing accelerated care (i.e., rapid medical… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.130901

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@article{2014AcceleratedCV, title={Accelerated care versus standard care among patients with hip fracture: the HIP ATTACK pilot trial.}, author={}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={2014}, volume={186 1}, pages={E52-60} }