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At Risk Score of Elliott et al for a Patient with Fracture of the Proximal Femur

Purpose:

To predict survival at 12 months for a patient admitted to the hospital with a fracture of the proximal femur using the "at risk" score of Elliott et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

S72

Description:

Elliott et al developed an "at risk" score for evaluating patients with fracture of the proximal femur at the time of admission to the hospital. This can help identify patients at increased risk for reduced survival who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Belfast, Ireland.

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