Patients with hip fracture: subgroups and their outcomes.

  title={Patients with hip fracture: subgroups and their outcomes.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Eastwood and Jay S. Magaziner and Jason Wang and Stacey B Silberzweig and Edward L. Hannan and Elton Strauss and Albert L. Siu},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={50 7},
OBJECTIVES To present several alternative approaches to describing the range and functional outcomes of patients with hip fracture. DESIGN Prospective study with concurrent medical records data collection and patient and proxy interviews at the time of hospitalization and 6 months later. SETTING Four hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred seventy-one hospitalized adults aged 50 and older with hip fracture between July 1997 and August 1998. MEASUREMENTS… CONTINUE READING

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