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Researchers compare characteristics and outcomes of hip fracture patients during pre- and post-COVID-19 outbreak – News-Medical.Net

The COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to have caused a significant strain on the healthcare system and resources in the United States.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to have caused a significant strain on the healthcare system and resources in the United States. However, data regarding the impact of the virus on hip fractures, primarily seen in elderly patients, is lacking.
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) sought to compare characteristics and outcomes of hip fracture patients admitted during the COVID-19 outbreak to patients admitted before the outbreak. They also examined characteristics and outcomes of…

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