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  1. Dependency after hip fracture in geriatric patients : A study of predictive factors.

    Article - En anglais

    Five hundred and sixteen community-dwelling, ambulatory, geriatric hip fracture patients who were independent prior to fracture were followed prospectively to determine which patients regained their prefracture independent living status at 3-6-and 12-month follow-up.

    At 3-6-and 12-month follow-up, 78,77, and 76% of the patients, respectively, had regained their prefracture independent living status.

    Analysis was performed to determine which pre-and postinjury factors were predictive of a patient regaining prefracture independent living status at 3,6, and 12 months after fracture.

    Patients who were younger than age 85, independent in activities of daily living prior to fracture, independent in ambulation at hospital discharge, and who had three or more medical comorbidities were more likely to regain their prefracture independent living status.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fracture, Col fémoral, Vieillard, Homme, Fracture intertrochantérienne, Fémur, Traitement, Sortie hôpital, Facteur prédictif, Indépendance, Epidémiologie, Vie quotidienne, Résultat, Etude longitudinale, Membre inférieur, Hanche, Os, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Traumatisme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fracture, Femoral neck, Elderly, Human, Intertrochanteric fracture, Femur, Treatment, Hospital discharge, Predictive factor, Independence, Epidemiology, Daily living, Result, Follow up study, Lower limb, Hip, Bone, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Trauma, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0013307

    Code Inist : 002B16H. Création : 21/05/1997.