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Effect on efficacy, quality of life and quality sleep after locking plate fixation in proximal humeral fractures in geriatric population
Qing Yu, Bin Gu, Jiawen Dai, Yu Liu, AiFang Xiao
People's Hospital Emergency Center, Taizhou, Jiangsu 225300, China
Abstract: Objective To explore effective treatment for the proximal humerus fractures in geriatric, to payattention of its impact on the patient's quality of life and quality of sleep, in order to provide guidance for clinical work. Method 106 cases of proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients were collected and divided intotwo groups. Total of 53 cases categorized as the observation (case) group after application of lock plate, and 53patients in the control group after application of ordinary steel in treatment. Clinical efficacy of the treatment,and differences in quality of life and quality of sleep were observed. Results The follow-up of efficacy was significantly better in the case (observation) group than the control group. The quality of life and sleep qualityscores were significantly better than the control group. Conclusion The elderly proximal humerus fractureswith application of locked plate has significant clinical efficacy. The follow-up of high quality of life and quality of sleep is significant and thus can be applied in the clinical treatment and surgical treatment
[Qing Yu, Bin Gu, Jiawen Dai, Yu Liu, AiFang Xiao. Effect on efficacy, quality of life and quality sleep after locking plate fixation in proximal humeral fractures in geriatric population. Life Sci J 2013:10(1):4172-4174]. (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com.
Keywords: older people; proximal humerus fractures; locking plate; surgery.