The risk of cardiorespiratory deaths persists beyond 30 days after proximal femoral fracture surgery.

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INTRODUCTION 30-day mortality is routinely used to assess proximal femoral fracture care, though patients might remain at risk for poor outcome for longer. This work has examined the survivorship out to one year of a consecutive series of patients admitted for proximal femoral fracture to a single institution. We wished to quantify the temporal impact of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.02.024

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