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Don’t wait: Delay in hip fracture surgery for more than 24 hrs ups risk of death
 

Don’t wait: Delay in hip fracture surgery for more than 24 hrs ups risk of death

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According to a recent study, patients waiting for more than 24 hours to undergo a hip fracture surgery may be linked to an increased risk of death and complications.
 
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30 Nov 2017 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this Madhubabu kaaja . Ideally, hip fracture should be operated on immediately as the risk of pulmonary embolism and DVT is very high; however, we must also consider the financial burden that the patient has to face when buying their implants. Not anyone can immediately shell out money for emergency hip procedures. The orthopedic surgery community should look into this matter and give out gui...
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