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Effect of in-hospital comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in older people with hip fracture. The protocol of the Trondheim Hip Fracture trial.

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BACKGROUND: Hip fractures in older people are associated with high morbidity, mortality, disability and reduction in quality of life. Traditionally people with hip fracture are cared for in orthopaedic departments without additional geriatric assessment. However, studies of postoperative rehabilitation indicate improved efficiency of multidisciplinary geriatric rehabilitation as compared to traditional care. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) aims to investigate whether an additional com...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2318-11-18

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Helse Midt-Norge RHF More from this funder
Institutt for nevromedisin, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet More from this funder
St. Olav Hospital Trust More from this funder
SINTEF and St. Olav Hospital Fund for Research and Innovation More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
18
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2318
ISSN:
1471-2318
Source identifiers:
162025

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