Hospital case volume and outcomes for proximal femoral fractures in the United States: an observational study
Objective: To explore whether older adults with isolated hip fractures benefit from treatment in high-volume hospitals.Expand abstract
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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- Metcalfe et al.
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