Introduction: World aging increases the incidence of hip fracture in adults over sixty years of age, pathology of economic and social burden being a challenge for public health. This study seeks to assess patient degree of satisfaction with health care services and assess outcomes. Materials and methods: Exploratory, observational, descriptive cross sectional study, with a telephone survey in patients 65 years or older, one year after hip fracture surgical intervention in Méderi-Hospital Universitario Mayor, Bogotá. Results: Of 287 patients 116 met the inclusion-exclusion criteria and accepted to participate. Age ranges between 65 and 99 years with a mean of 81,3 ± 8,17. Women and men represent respectively 76 % and 24 % of the sample. Mortality a year after is 28 %, gender: 23 % women and 43 % men. 29,3 % of the patients reentered the hospital, 50 % recovered their previous functional capacity. 81 % express as good the inpatient care by orthopedic service. 64 % does not grade inpatient care by rehabilitation services because it was not given. 70 % are satisfied with the outpatient services of orthopedic and rehabilitation. Conclusions: This study represents a novel and unique approach as it gives voice to the patient allowing assessment of the health services. Suggests the degree of pain as a tracer of quality of life and brings upon compulsory attention to implement health services improvement programs for hip fractures in the elderly.
|Translated title of the contribution||Hip fractures: Postsurgical satisfaction a year after in older adults treated at méderi-Hospital Universitario Mayor, Bogotá, D.C.|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Revista ciencias de la salud|
|State||Published - 2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Health(social science)