The Predictive Value of the Clinical Frailty Scale on Discharge Destination and Complications in Older Hip Fracture Patients.

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Summary of "The Predictive Value of the Clinical Frailty Scale on Discharge Destination and Complications in Older Hip Fracture Patients."

To determine if the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS), a validated frailty tool, was associated with discharge destination. Secondary objectives were to determine if the CFS was associated with in-hospital complications and length of stay.


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Name: Journal of orthopaedic trauma
ISSN: 1531-2291


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