Change of residence and functional status within three months and one year following hip fracture surgery.

@article{ArizaVega2014ChangeOR,
  title={Change of residence and functional status within three months and one year following hip fracture surgery.},
  author={Patrocinio Ariza-Vega and Jose J Jimenez-Moleon and Morten Tange Kristensen},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={685-90}
}
PURPOSE To study the recovery of patients in terms of 18 activities of daily living and change of residence within the year following a hip fracture. METHOD This prospective cohort study was carried out in a trauma service of an acute hospital in southern Spain including 159 patients with a hip fracture, 65 years or older and allowed weight-bearing after surgery. Patients or their relatives were interviewed about their residential status and functional level at pre-fracture, three months and… CONTINUE READING
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