Key clinical point: Delayed hospital admission after hip fracture may increase 1-year mortality risk in the elderly.
Major finding: Hospital admission at 7 or more days after injury versus earlier was an independent risk factor for 1-year mortality (odds ratio, 1.762).
Study details: A retrospective, observational study of 867 patients.
Disclosures: The authors reported having no disclosures.
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