Hip Fracture in the Elderly: Impact, Recovery, and Early Geriatric Nursing Home Rehabilitation

@inproceedings{Balen2003HipFI,
  title={Hip Fracture in the Elderly: Impact, Recovery, and Early Geriatric Nursing Home Rehabilitation},
  author={Romke van Balen},
  year={2003}
}
textabstractThe aim of the study, described in this thesis, was to determine the effect of early discharge from the acute hospital of elderly hip fracture patients on functional status, mortality, quality of life, complications and costs. Secondary aims were to provide a detailed description of the consequences of hip fracture for the elderly in regard to survival, recovery of function, and the occurrence of complications and to determine which of the 4 used measurement instruments are most… CONTINUE READING

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