Mortality following hip fracture: trends and geographical variations over the last 40 years.

@article{Haleem2008MortalityFH,
  title={Mortality following hip fracture: trends and geographical variations over the last 40 years.},
  author={Sumbal Haleem and Lennel N Lutchman and Reza Mayahi and John Edward Grice and Mohamed Iqbal Parker},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={1157-63}
}
Hip fractures are an ever increasing cause of morbidity and mortality. Treatment of this condition requires an all-encompassing approach from prevention to post-operative care. It is important in such a situation to gather data on the incidence and trends of hip fractures to aid in the future treatment planning of this important condition. A review of all articles published on the outcome after hip fracture over a four decade period (1959-1998) was undertaken to determine any changes that had… CONTINUE READING

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