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Hospital case volume and outcomes for proximal femoral fractures in the United States: an observational study

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Objective: To explore whether older adults with isolated hip fractures benefit from treatment in high-volume hospitals.
Design: Population-based observational study.
Setting: All acute hospitals in California, USA.
Participants: All individuals aged >65 that underwent an operation for an isolated hip fracture in California between 2007 and 2011. Patients transferred between hospitals were excluded.
Primary and secondary outcomes: Quality indicators (time to surgery) and...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010743

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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BMJ Publishing Group: Open Access Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Publication date:
2016-04-07
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EISSN:
2044-6055
ISSN:
2044-6055
URN:
uuid:d5a32c99-e4a1-4fb3-a54c-18a219d14e42
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604866
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pubs:604866

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