Impact of delirium on mortality and cognitive and functional performance among elderly people with femoral fractures.

@article{Furlaneto2007ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of delirium on mortality and cognitive and functional performance among elderly people with femoral fractures.},
  author={Maria Elizabet Furlaneto and Luiz Eug{\^e}nio Garcez-Leme},
  journal={Clinics},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={545-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the evolution of cognitive and functional performance and mortality among elderly patients who were delirious during hospitalization due to femoral fracture. STUDY TYPE Prospective cohort. LOCATION Orthopedics and Traumatology Institute of HC-FMUSP; geriatric orthopedic ward. PATIENTS 103 patients, aged 60 years or over, who were hospitalized in the geriatric orthopedics ward with femoral fracture in 2001-2002. Thirty of them (29.1%) presented with delirium during… CONTINUE READING
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