Functional outcome after hip fracture. A 1-year prospective outcome study of 275 patients.

@article{Rosell2003FunctionalOA,
  title={Functional outcome after hip fracture. A 1-year prospective outcome study of 275 patients.},
  author={Philip Rosell and Mohamed Iqbal Parker},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={529-32}
}
Two hundred and seventy-five consecutive patients over the age of 50 years admitted with a hip fracture were prospectively studied in detail, to assess the impact of a hip fracture on their functional ability and their need for social support. One hundred and eighty-three (66.9%) patients survived to 1 year. Mortality was highest amongst those least able to… CONTINUE READING