Updated 8/3/09 Hip fracture complication rate associated with surgeon and hospital volume#378. Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 75th Annual Meeting. March 5-9, 2008. San Francisco.
“We found that low hospital volume was associated with an increased odds ratio for infection, pneumonia, transfusion and nonroutine discharge,” said investigator James Andrew Browne, MD.