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  1. Cost analysis of early discharge after hip fracture.

    Article - En anglais


    To ascertain the economic impact of an early discharge scheme for hip fracture patients.

    Design-Population based study comparing costs of care for patients who had « hospital at home » as an option for rehabilitation and those who had no early discharge service available in the area of residence.

    Setting-District hospital orthopaedic and rehabilitation wards and community hospital at home scheme.

    Patients-1104 consecutively admitted patients with fractured neck of femur. 24 patients from outside the district were excluded.

    Main outcome measures-Cost per patient episode and number of bed days spent in hospital.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Membre inférieur, Traitement, Homme, Chirurgie, Prothèse, Fracture, Hanche, Economie santé, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Lower limb, Treatment, Human, Surgery, Prosthesis, Fracture, Hip, Health economy, Diseases of the osteoarticular system

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

    Cote : 94-0001446

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.