Outcome Following Proximal Femoral Fracture in Northern Ireland

@article{Beringer2006OutcomeFP,
  title={Outcome Following Proximal Femoral Fracture in Northern Ireland},
  author={T Beringer and Jon Clarke and J Elliott and Dr Sharon Marsh and Gary Heyburn and I. Steele},
  journal={The Ulster medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={75},
  pages={200 - 206}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the outcome following treatment for proximal femoral fracture in elderly people. METHODS All consecutive males and females admitted to the acute fracture service at the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Belfast City Hospital for the 3 years from 1999 to 2001 were studied. The data was collected by trained research nurses. Variables gathered included age, sex, marital status, mental state, pre-injury Barthel score and the American Society of Anaesthesiology (ASA) physical… CONTINUE READING

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