Estimating the effect of incident delirium on short-term outcomes in aged hip fracture patients through propensity score analysis.

@article{Radinovic2015EstimatingTE,
  title={Estimating the effect of incident delirium on short-term outcomes in aged hip fracture patients through propensity score analysis.},
  author={Kristina Radinovic and Ljiljana Markovi{\'c}-Deni{\'c} and Emilija Dubljanin-Raspopovi{\'c} and Jelena Milutin Marinkovic and Zoka Milan and Vesna Bumba{\vs}irevi{\'c}},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={848-55}
}
AIM We aimed to evaluate the factors contributing to delirium after hip fracture and assess the effect of incident delirium on short-term clinical outcomes. METHODS A total of 270 non-delirious, consecutive hip fracture patients 60 years and older were included in a prospective cohort study. The patients were assessed with respect to physical status according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists classification, medical comorbidities with the Charlson Comorbidity Index, cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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