Factors Affecting Postsurgery Hip Fracture Recovery

@inproceedings{Wallace2014FactorsAP,
  title={Factors Affecting Postsurgery Hip Fracture Recovery},
  author={Sydney Wallace and Betty Jo Ellington},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract After hip fracture surgery, patients seldom return to their prefracture functional state and there is a 43% rate of mortality and institutionalisation of postsurgery hip fracture patients. A systematic literature review was conducted to identify preoperative, perioperative, postoperative, and psychosocial factors that may hinder postsurgery hip fracture patients from returning to previous functionality. Factors that were identified as being associated with postsurgical outcomes were… CONTINUE READING

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