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The effect of a pre- and postoperative orthogeriatric service on cognitive function in patients with hip fracture: randomized controlled trial (Oslo Orthogeriatric Trial)

Leiv Otto Watne12*, Anne Cathrine Torbergsen23, Simon Conroy4, Knut Engedal25, Frede Frihagen6, Geir Aasmund Hjorthaug6, Vibeke Juliebo7, Johan Raeder28, Ingvild Saltvedt109, Eva Skovlund11 and Torgeir Bruun Wyller12*

Author Affiliations

1 Oslo Delirium Research Group, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

2 University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Oslo, Norway

3 Department of General Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

4 Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester School of Medicine, Leicester, UK

5 Norwegian Centre for Ageing and Health, Vestfold Mental Health Trust, Vestfold, Norway

6 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

7 Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

8 Department of Anesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

9 Department of Geriatrics, St. Olav Hospital, University Hospital of Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway

10 Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

11 School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

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BMC Medicine 2014, 12:63  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-63

Published: 15 April 2014

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Impact of intervention during hospital stay. Patients stratified according to prefracture residential status (1a) and dementia status (1b).

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Impact of intervention four months after surgery. Patients stratified according to prefracture residential status (2a) and dementia status (2b).

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Impact of intervention 12 months after surgery. Patients stratified according to prefracture residential status (3a) and dementia status (3b).

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