Mortalidad en pacientes de 65 o más años, en los primeros 3 meses posfractura de cadera de origen traumático Thesis

short description

  • Postgraduate thesis

Thesis author

  • Mejia Osorio, Lina Maria
  • Miranda Rosero, Harold Anibal
  • Ocampo, Sabina
  • Zapata, Carlos


  • Third of people 65 years or older fall each year with varying consequences. The risk of falling increases with age and serious injuries each fall. Severe injuries are due to fractures, especially hip and over 75% do not recover previous functionality.Descriptive retrospective cohort study, Clinic Los Rosales, Pereira, 1 Jan. 2007 to 31 December/2008, endorsed the clinic database review, selected ICD-10 codes related to traumatic hip fracture, excluding accidents and injuries bone metastases, age 65 or older. Medical records were reviewed, data collected according to the instrument designed. Consolidation database, processed by the SPSS 17.0 statistical tool for descriptive analysis and demographic information, and crossing of variables with death looking variable relationship between outcome and mortality.Total 48 patients, 33 met entry criteria, 15 excluded because no information of treatment, 4 were referred, 11 cases with no information or phone history of survival.Average age 83.4 years, female gender, 60.6% and 75.8% were from the urban area of Pereira, previous comorbidities prevalent cardiovascular disease, 32.8%. Increased use of antihypertensive medications prior, 81.8%, 18.2% did not.90.9% of hospital patients received antithrombotic prophylaxis, surgery performed in 90.9%, 36.7% made the first 2 days and 42.4% had graduated to 5 days. 9.1% a previous event record of hip fracture. 81.8% without complication, 9.1% died posfractura the first 3 months. We found no association between death and variables: surgery, thromboprophylaxis

publication date

  • 2011-11-04


  • hip fracture
  • mortality
  • risk
  • survival

Document Id

  • dc07e1f9-57af-4da3-a8ba-ebcb8c0296f4