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Table 2 Outcome parameters in the intervention and control groups during the hospital stay

From: Orthogeriatric co-management for proximal femoral fractures. Can two additions make a big difference?

Outcome Control group Intervention group p
TTS, h 35.78 ± 34.11 25.44 ± 24.45 0.013
LOS, days 9.08 ± 4.53 7.81 ± 4.29 0.022
Surgery time, min 72.24 ± 31.71 69.13 ± 33.52 0.368
Time in ICU, hours 19.27 ± 32.14 23.29 ± 41.29 0.725
Amount of blood transfused, units 0.63 ± 1.29 0.63 ± 1.59 0.526
Place of discharge
 Home 6 (5.8) 9 (8.7) 0.593
 Early geriatric rehabilitation 70 (68.0) 65 (62.5) 0.466
 Nursing home 23 (22.3) 24 (23.1) > 0.9999
 In-house transfer 0 (0) 1 (1) > 0.9999
 Death 4 (3.9) 5 (4.8) > 0.9999
Walking aids
 None 0 (0) 1 (1) > 0.9999
 Stick/crutches 12 (12.1) 11 (11.1) > 0.9999
 Walking frame 41 (41.4) 30 (30.3) 0.138
 Wheelchair 40 (40.4) 52 (52.5) 0.117
 Bedridden 6 (6.1) 5 (5.1) > 0.9999
Parker Mobility Score 3.59 ± 1.2 3.54 ± 1.23 0.352
Delirium 42 (40.8) 41 (39.4) 0.888
Anesthesia    0.5
 General 94 (91.3) 91 (87.5)  
 Spinal 9 (8.7) 13 (12.5)  
Complications except delirium 25 (24.3) 26 (25.0) > 0.9999
Mortality 4 (3.9) 5 (4.8) > 0.9999
Overall dissatisfaction 22 (32.4) 9 (12.9) 0.008
  1. Values are the number of patients (%) or the mean ± SD, unless indicated otherwise.
  2. TTS time to surgery; LOS length of hospital stay; ICU intensive care unit