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Score of Jiang et al for Predicting In-Hospital Mortality Following a Hip Fracture

Purpose:

To predict the risk of in-hospital mortality for a patient with a hip fracture using the score of Jiang et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S72

Description:

Jiang et al developed a score for predicting mortality for a patient in the hospital with a hip fracture. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Royal Alexandra Hospital, University of Alberta, and Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmondton.

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