Is 48 h a critical cut-off point for mortality in geriatric hip fractures?


PAKSOY A. E. , ÖNER K., Polat F., DURUSOY S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.6, pp.1546-1551, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-2003-194
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1546-1551
  • Keywords: Hip fractures, time factors, response time, orthopedic surgery, mortality, EARLY SURGERY, WEEKENDS, DELAY
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: In this study, our objective was to evaluate the mortality in geriatric hip fracture patients who were operated within 48 h after admission or after the 48th h.