Mortality in British hip fracture patients, 2000-2010: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND: Data on recent trends in mortality after hip fracture are scarce. Aims were therefore to examine secular trends in all-cause and cause-specific mortality post hip fracture and to compare this to the general population from 2000 to 2010. METHODS: Population-based cohort study within the United Kingdom Clinical Practice Research Datalink and linked to cause of death data for 57.7% of patients. Patients with a first hip fracture (n=31,495) were matched to up to four controls by age, ...Expand abstract
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