Factors increasing mortality of the elderly following hip fracture surgery: role of body mass index, age, and smoking.


OBJECTIVES Hip fracture is one of the most common public health problems with a significant financial burden on the patient and on the healthcare system. This study was conducted to assess the 3-month and 1-year mortality rates of patients with operated hip fractures and to determine the influence of predictors of mortality. METHODS In this prospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12306-016-0432-1


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