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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 13 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:870

Hip replacements riskier in hospitals that do fewer: Risks associated with knee and hip replacements are greater at centres that handle fewer cases, a study based on almost 500 000 procedures in England has found (Journal of Public Health 2006 Apr 5 ( doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdl003). The odds ratio for inhospital death within 30 days of hip replacement …

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