Failure to rescue after proximal femur fracture surgery.

  title={Failure to rescue after proximal femur fracture surgery.},
  author={Mariano Esteban Menendez and David Ring},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={29 3},
OBJECTIVES Failure to rescue (FTR)--death after a major adverse event--has recently been identified as an important determinant of variation in surgical mortality. We sought to identify patient and hospital characteristics associated with FTR after proximal femur fracture surgery, and to determine whether they are different from the predictors of the… CONTINUE READING