The societal costs of femoral neck fracture patients treated with internal fixation

@article{Zielinski2013TheSC,
  title={The societal costs of femoral neck fracture patients treated with internal fixation},
  author={Stephanie M. Zielinski and Clazien A. M. Bouwmans and Martin J. Heetveld and Mohit Bhandari and Peter Patka and Esther M. M. van Lieshout},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={875-885}
}
The study rationale was to provide a detailed overview of the costs for femoral neck fracture treatment with internal fixation in the Netherlands. Mean total costs per patient at 2-years follow-up were €19,425. Costs were higher for older, less healthy patients. Results are comparable to internationally published costs. The aim of this study was to provide a detailed overview of the cost and healthcare consumption of patients treated for a hip fracture with internal fixation. A secondary aim… CONTINUE READING
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