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Hip Fracture Recovery | Clinical Prediction Rule for Prolonged Nursing Home Stay

Purpose:

To identify an elderly person with a hip fracture who is at risk for a prolonged admission to the nursing home.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S72.0

Description:

Some patients who have had a hip fracture will require a prolonged recovery in a nursing home. Steiner et al developed a rule to identify patients at risk for a prolonged disability using clinical factors available around the time of injury. The authors are from the University of Colorado.

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