Effect of postoperative delirium on outcome after hip fracture.

  title={Effect of postoperative delirium on outcome after hip fracture.},
  author={David Marc Edelstein and Gina B Aharonoff and Adam H Karp and Edward L Capla and Joseph D. Zuckerman and Kenneth J. Koval},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Nine-hundred twenty-one community-dwelling patients 65 years of age or older, who sustained an operatively treated hip fracture from July 1, 1987 to June 30, 1998 were followed up for the development of postoperative delirium. The outcomes examined in the current study were postoperative complication rates, in-hospital mortality, hospital length of stay, hospital discharge status, 1-year mortality rate, place of residence, recovery of ambulatory ability, and activities of daily living 1 year… CONTINUE READING

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