Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Shorter hospital stay for hip fracture associated with increased odds of survival

Shorter hospital stay for hip fracture associated with increased odds of survival

The longer a hip fracture patient stays in a hospital, the more likely that patient will die within 30 days of leaving, according to a study led by Stephen Kates, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

Source: Medical Xpress

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