Study: Deaths from hip fractures more common in smaller hospitals
from CTV News
From Nov. 3, 2016:
Canadian researchers have confirmed a troubling trend: the smaller the hospital, the worse a patient's chance of surviving a hip fracture. Some 30,000 hip fractures are reported in Canada every year, and about one of 10 patients die in hospital. A study published Monday in the
Canadian Medical Association Journal s
hows that where patients are treated can affect their chances of surviving.
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