Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 3

COVID-19 and Hip Fracture Surgical Outcomes: 2020-2022

Ray Marks*

Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

*Corresponding Author: Ray Marks, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States.

Received: February 09, 2022; Published: February 18, 2021


The novel corona virus known as COVID-19 has strongly impacted the delivery of health services, plus the effects of these. Those older adults who are living in the community with one or more chronic health conditions and who sustain a hip fracture, a very debilitating injury in its own right, appear especially vulnerable in this regard in the event they are COVID positive. Reviewed here in narrative form are some recent peer reviewed COVID-19 studies and their most recent findings that appear relevant to examine in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that continues to target the frail and vulnerable older adult, among others.

Keywords: Corona Virus Disease; COVID-19; Hip Fractures; Mortality; Older Adults, Orthopaedic Outcomes


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Citation: Ray Marks. “COVID-19 and Hip Fracture Surgical Outcomes: 2020-2022". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.3 (2022): 12-20.


Copyright: © 2022 Ray Marks. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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