Predictors of length of hospital stay after total hip replacement.

@article{Abbas2011PredictorsOL,
  title={Predictors of length of hospital stay after total hip replacement.},
  author={Kashif Abbas and M. Umer and Irfan Qadir and Jaweria Zaheer and Haroon ur Rashid},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={284-7}
}
PURPOSE To identify variables affecting length of hospital stay after total hip replacement (THR) while controlling for potential confounders. METHODS Records of 199 consecutive elective unilateral THRs were reviewed. Clinical and demographic data including age, gender, body mass index, comorbidities, surgical factors (surgical approach, type of prosthesis, use of cement, operating time), anaesthetic factors (type of anaesthesia, ASA physical status), and length of hospital stay were recorded… CONTINUE READING
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