Excess mortality for operated geriatric hip fracture in Hong Kong.

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Summary of "Excess mortality for operated geriatric hip fracture in Hong Kong."

To study the latest epidemiology trend of geriatric hip fracture in Hong Kong, as well as the excess mortality for patients who undergo surgery for hip fracture.


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Name: Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
ISSN: 1024-2708


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