Review of the long-term disability associated with hip fractures.

  title={Review of the long-term disability associated with hip fractures.},
  author={Melanie Y. Bertram and Rosana E Norman and Linda Kemp and Theo Vos},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  volume={17 6},
OBJECTIVES To determine the proportion of hip fracture patients who experience long-term disability and to re-estimate the resulting burden of disease associated with hip fractures in Australia in 2003. METHODS A literature review of the functional outcome following a hip fracture (keywords: morbidity, treatment outcome, disability, quality of life, recovery of function, hip fractures, and femoral neck fractures) was carried out using PubMed and Ovid MEDLINE. RESULTS A range of scales and… CONTINUE READING
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