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

@article{Vosoughi2017FactorsIM,
  title={Factors increasing mortality of the elderly following hip fracture surgery: role of body mass index, age, and smoking.},
  author={A. R. Vosoughi and Mohammad Jafar Emami and Bahman Pourabbas and Hamideh Mahdaviazad},
  journal={Musculoskeletal surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={101 1},
  pages={25-29}
}
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… CONTINUE READING