Journal article

Effect of Dementia on Outcomes After Surgically Treated Hip Fracture in Older Adults

Robert N Jorissen, Maria C Inacio, Monica Cations, Catherine Lang, Gillian E Caughey, Maria Crotty

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE INC MEDICAL PUBLISHERS | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Hip fractures are associated with increased mortality and functional limitations. However, the effect that dementia has on these outcomes in individuals in aged care settings after fracture is not well established. This study examined the association of dementia with post-hip fracture mortality, permanent residential aged care entry, transition care use, and change in activities of daily living (ADL) needs. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study using data from the Registry of Senior Australians (2003-2015) was conducted. Individuals with a hip fracture while receiving aged care services were included. Associations of dementia with mortality, risks of transition and permanent care..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Cognitive Decline Partnership


Awarded by Hospital Research Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by funding provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Cognitive Decline Partnership Grant 9100000. A/Prof Maria Inacio is supported by the Hospital Research Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship (MCF-27-2019).