Efficacy of a comprehensive geriatric intervention in older patients hospitalized for hip fracture: a randomized, controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether an early multidisciplinary geriatric intervention in elderly patients with hip fracture reduced length of stay, morbidity, and mortality and improved functional evolution. DESIGN Randomized, controlled intervention trial. SETTING Orthopedic ward in a university hospital. PARTICIPANTS Three hundred nineteen patients aged… (More)

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