Hip Patients

February 25, 2015 5:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients with a broken hip are more likely to die after the fracture if they're discharged from the hospital early, a new study indicates.

"Our results suggest that the continuous efforts to decrease length of stay after major surgery is associated with higher mortality after hospital discharge," Peter Nordstrom, of Umea University in Sweden, and colleagues wrote.

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