Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary team approach to hip fracture management.

  title={Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary team approach to hip fracture management.},
  author={Fardin A Khasraghi and Colleen Christmas and Eu Jin Lee and Simon C. Mears and James F. Wenz},
  journal={Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances},
  volume={14 1},
The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary Hip Fracture Service in the treatment of hip fractures in elderly patients. Baseline information and hospital outcomes were compared for 510 patients over the age of 65 with hip fracture treated before and after the institution of the Hip Fracture Service. Data included basic demographic data, admission laboratory results, surgical information, number of comorbidities, mortality, medical complications… CONTINUE READING

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