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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes before and after implementation of the e-pathway

From: Implementation of an electronic care pathway for hip fracture patients: a pilot before and after study

 

Control Group

(n = 129)

E-pathway Group

(n = 52)

Unadjusted

Adjusteda

OR (95% CI)

P-value

OR (95% CI)

P-value

Primary Outcomes

 Delay in surgery (> 48 h), n (%)

77 (59.7%)

11 (21.6%)

0.19 (0.09–0.39)

< 0.001

0.22 (0.10–0.49)

< 0.001

 LOS, median (IQR)

12 (7–19)

11 (7–17)

−1.12 (−4.41–2.18)b

0.505

−1.07 (−4.77–2.62)b

0.567

Secondary Outcomes

 In-hospital Mortality, n (%)

7 (5.4%)

1 (1.9%)

0.34 (0.04–2.85)

0.321

0.19 (0.01–2.49)

0.206

Discharge Location, n (%)

 Home

11 (8.5%)

6 (11.5%)

1.40 (0.49–4.00)

0.531

1.52 (0.40–5.73)

0.539

 Nursing Home/RAC

32 (24.8%)

9 (17.3%)

0.63 (0.28–1.44)

0.278

0.67 (0.27–1.67)

0.393

  1. aAdjusted for age and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)
  2. bBeta-coefficient (Confidence Intervals)
  3. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, SD Standard Deviation, IQR Interquartile Range