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Preoperative Risk Factors of Dillon et al for Blood Transfusion in a Patient with a Hip Fracture

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with a hip fracture is likely to need a blood transfusion based on the study of Dillon et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Trauma Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

S72.0

Description:

Dillon et al identified preoperative risk factors associated with blood transfusion in a patient with a hip fracture. These can help determine how to allocate blood products for these patients. The authors are from Adelaide & Meath Hospital and Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.

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