Mitigating surgical risk in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur
Timperley, A. John & Whitehouse, Sarah L. (2009) Mitigating surgical risk in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 91-b(7), pp. 851-854.
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Recently the National Patient Safety Agency in the United Kingdom published a report entitled "Mitigating surgical risk in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur". A total of 26 deaths had been reported to them when cement was used at hemiarthroplasty between October 2003 and October 2008. This paper considers the evidence for using cement fixation of a hemiarthroplasty in the treatment of hip fractures.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||cement, mortality, fracture, hemiarthroplasty, risk|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2009 12:31|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:06|
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