The management of patients with hip fractures who are taking Clopidogrel.

@article{Sim2009TheMO,
  title={The management of patients with hip fractures who are taking Clopidogrel.},
  author={Welkee Sim and Peter N Gonski},
  journal={Australasian journal on ageing},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={194-7}
}
AIM To assess the outcomes of patients with acute proximal hip fractures who were taking Clopidogrel. METHOD A retrospective study of 135 patients with proximal hip fractures. Demographic data and clinical outcomes were collected via review of hospital medical records. RESULTS 21 patients taking Clopidogrel on admission were compared with 114 patients not on Clopidogrel. The groups were similar in their baseline characteristics. Postoperative haemoglobin and wound haematoma, hospital length… CONTINUE READING