The aims of this study are to investigate the relation between duration of anemia and delirium in a population of older patients with fractured hip, and to try out if Multidimensional Prognostic Index in this population has the ability to identify the frail patients who need a higher threshold for blood transfusion.


Blandfort S, Gregersen M, Borris LC, Damsgaard EMS. Blood transfusion strategy and risk of postoperative delirium in nursing homes residents with hip fracture: A post hoc analysis based on the TRIFE randomized controlled trial. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2017;29(3):459-466.