Volume 36, No. 01, Month JANUARY, Year 2021, Pages 55 - 60

Effectiveness of multidisciplinary care development in geriatric hip fractures

Thamrongsak Kongmun

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Background and Objectives: Geriatic patients with hip fracture is one of the common causes of injuryrelated complication, morbidity and mortality if inappropriate care. The development of multidisciplinary care were effectiveness for geriatric hip fracture more securely. Methods: The research and development study was conducted in participants who had geriatric hip fracture and admitted to the orthopaedic department of Saraburi Hospital from February 2017 to January 2019. A purposive sampling of 124 patient for retrospective and 124 patient for prospective group were recruited for the study. Both groups were evaluated for age, gender, type of fracture , and treatment. Descriptive statistics, Independent t-test and Chi-Square were used to analyze data. Results: The results showed the prospective group had time from admission to surgery was 5.9±2 days (retrospective group 11.1±4), the length of stay in hospital was 14.5±4 days (retrospective group 21.2±5) then followed up of 1 year mortality rate was measured to be 9.6% (retrospective group 17.7% ) less than the retrospective group with statistic significantly. (p<0.05) Conclusions: Multidisciplinary care development were effectiveness for decreased morbidity and mortality rate in geriatric hip fracture.


Geriatric; Hip fracture; Multidisciplinary care


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