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Table 6-19Late (>24 hours) versus early surgery for hip fracture (exclusion of patients unfit for surgery) - Clinical summary of findings

OutcomeLate surgeryEarly surgeryRisk RatioAbsolute effectQuality
Mortality 30 days85/116685/9820.84 (0.63 - 1.12)N/AVery low
Mortality and needing total assistance in locomotion at 6 months5090.62 (0.35 -1.08) (a)N/AVery low
Major postoperative complications2730.26 (0.07 – 0.95) (a)N/AVery low
a

Adjusted odds ratio

Adjusted odds ratio

From: 6, Timing of surgery

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