What is the role of timing in the surgical and rehabilitative care of community-dwelling older persons with acute hip fracture?

@article{Hoenig1997WhatIT,
  title={What is the role of timing in the surgical and rehabilitative care of community-dwelling older persons with acute hip fracture?},
  author={Helen M Hoenig and Lisa V Rubenstein and Richard J. Sloane and Richard R. Horner and Katherine Leslie Kahn},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 5},
  pages={513-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship of surgical repair of acute hip fracture within 2 days of hospital admission, followed by more than 5 sessions per week of physical and occupational therapy (PT/OT), to outcomes after acute hip fracture. DESIGN Comparison of hip fracture outcomes via secondary analysis of data obtained by retrospective medical record review according to timing of surgical repair and frequency of PT/OT, adjusted for patient, medical care, and hospital characteristics… CONTINUE READING

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