Effects of early mobilization and weight bearing on postoperative walking ability and pain in geriatric patients operated due to hip fracture: a retrospective analysis


KURU T. , Olcar H. A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.50, ss.117-125, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1906-57
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.117-125

Özet

Background/aim: Hip fractures in older adults are associated with high morbidity, mortality, and subsequent hospital costs and decreased quality of life. The objective of this study was to evaluate geriatric patients who underwent partial prosthesis surgery following hip fracture and effects of early mobilization and weight bearing on postoperative walking ability and pain.