Effect of comorbidities on the association between age and hospital mortality after fall-related hip fracture in elderly patients

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The relation between age and mortality after hip fracture was analyzed in elderly patients. 5.5% of the 31,884 patients died. Compared to those 65–74 years old, the multivariate OR for mortality for those 75–84 and ≥85 were 2.11 (95% CI: 1.61–2.77) and 4.10 (95% CI: 3.14–5.35). To analyze the impact of Elixhauser comorbidities on the relation between age… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-017-3926-2

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@article{PadrnMonedero2017EffectOC, title={Effect of comorbidities on the association between age and hospital mortality after fall-related hip fracture in elderly patients}, author={Alicia Padr{\'o}n-Monedero and Teresa L{\'o}pez-Cuadrado and Ingrid Gal{\'a}n and E. V. Mart{\'i}nez-S{\'a}nchez and P. Mart{\'i}n and Rafael Fern{\'a}ndez-Cuenca}, journal={Osteoporosis International}, year={2017}, volume={28}, pages={1559-1568} }