This database contains 9 studies, archived under the term: "hip fractures"
An inpatient rehabilitation model of care targeting patients with cognitive impairment
Background: The course and outcomes of hip fracture patients are often complicated by the presence of dementia and delirium, referred to as cognitive impairment (CI), which limits access to in-patient rehabilitation. In response to this concern, members of our team developed and piloted an in-patient rehabilitation model of care (Patient-Centred Rehabilitation Model; PCRM) targeting patients […]
Mobility training after hip fracture: a randomised controlled trial
Objective: to compare the effects of two different exercise programmes after hip fracture.; Design: assessor-blinded randomised controlled trial.; Setting: hospital rehabilitation units, with continued intervention at home.; Subjects: 160 people with surgical fixation for hip fracture transferred to inpatient rehabilitation.; Method: in addition to other rehabilitation strategies, the intervention group received a higher dose (60 […]
Postoperative medical complications associated with anesthesia in older adults with dementia
Objectives: To examine the association between anesthetic technique and postoperative complications in older adults with dementia undergoing hip fracture surgery.; Design: Population-based, retrospective cohort study.; Setting: Ontario, Canada.; Participants: All older adults with dementia who underwent surgery for hip fracture repair in Ontario, Canada, between April 1, 2003 and March 31, 2011.; Measurements: The baseline […]