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2022 May 01

J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev



Associations of Smoking With Delirium and Opioid Use in Older Adults With Traumatic Hip Fracture.


Salottolo K, Meinig R, Fine L, Kelly M, Madayag R, Ekengren F, Tanner A, Bar-Or D
J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2022 May 01; 6(5).
PMID: 35576240.


Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for hip fractures, while risk factors for developing delirium include older age and preexisting cognitive impairment. We sought to determine whether smoking status is independently associated with delirium and pain outcomes.