Blood transfusion and outcome in elderly hip fracture patients

W. Zuidema, P. Johannesma, G. Giannakopoulos, E.S.M. De Lange, F. Bloemers & F. Bakker
Objective: Hip fractures often concern elderly patients with a high degree of co-morbidity and therefore suscepti-ble for the associated postoperative morbidity and mortality. According to the literature, several factors have an influence on the amount and severity of postoperative complications after[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]