Quality of life related to fracture displacement among elderly patients with femoral neck fractures treated with internal fixation.

@article{Tidermark2002QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life related to fracture displacement among elderly patients with femoral neck fractures treated with internal fixation.},
  author={Jan Tidermark and Niklas Zethraeus and Olle Svensson and Hans T{\"o}rnkvist and Sari Ponzer},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={34-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine differences in outcome between undisplaced (Garden I and II) and displaced (Garden III and IV) femoral neck fractures in elderly patients treated with internal fixation. SETTING University hospital. DESIGN Prospective clinical study. PATIENTS Ninety patients with an acute femoral neck fracture after a fall. The inclusion criteria were age older than sixty-five years, absence of severe cognitive dysfunction, independent living, and unhindered walking capability… CONTINUE READING

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