Predictive factors for early hospital readmission and 1-year mortality in elder patients following surgical treatment of a hip fracture.
- Hakan Sofu,
- Hanifi Üçpunar,
- Yalkın Çamurcu,
- Serda Duman,
- Mehmet Nuri Konya,
- Sarper Gürsu,
- Vedat Şahin
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2017 May;23(3):245-250
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine, Erzincan-Turkey.
Background: Early hospital readmission after surgically treated hip fracture is a common entity, often involving an adverse event and causing strains on an already overburdened healthcare system. The main purposes of the present study were to determine the 30-day readmission rate, analyze the predictive factors for early hospital readmissions, and assess 1-year mortality following surgical treatment of hip fracture in elderly patients. Retrospective case-control study. Read More