The 1-year mortality of patients treated in a hip fracture program for elders.

Comanagement of geriatric hip fracture patients with standardized protocols has been shown to improve short-term outcomes after surgery. A standardized, patient-centered, comanaged Hip Fracture Program for Elders is examined for 1-year mortality. Patients ≥60 years of age who were treated in the Hip Fracture Program for Elders were comanaged by orthopaedic… (More)