The impact of care pathways for patients with proximal femur fracture: rationale and design of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

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BACKGROUND Proximal femur fracture (PFF) is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. The European Quality of Care Pathway (EQCP) study on PFF (NCT00962910) was designed to determine how care pathways (CP) for hospital treatment of PFF affect consistency of care, adherence to evidence-based key interventions, and clinical outcome. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-124

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