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Table 1 Causes of readmission

From: Representation to the accident and emergency department within 1-year of a fractured neck of femur

Cause Number   
Fall/collapse? cause 57   
Fracture 59   
   Contralateral hip 23
   Wrist 5
   Pubic rami 3
   Humerus 2
   Vertebra 2
   Femus 2
   Other 22
Head Injury 7   
Medical/surgical illness 161   
   Cardiovascular  
   Myocardial infarction/ACS 5
   Cardiac failure 2
   Arrhythmia 8
   Infection  
   Chest 19
   Urinary tract 9
   Skin 5
   Wound 1
   Septicaemia/sepsis? cause 11
   Neurological/Psychiatric  
   CVA/TIA 16
   Confusion 7
   Deliberate self-harm 5
   Other 73
   Gynaelogical disorders, social incapacity...