Table 2

Characteristics of patients admitted to the orthopaedic unit (E2) at Juravinski Hospital from August 2017 to May 2018

Target rooms (with sign)Other rooms
n=474n=1582
Patient demographics
 Mean age ±SD75.8±12.870.1±11.6
 Female, n (%)269 (57)918 (58)
 Male, n (%)205 (43)664 (42)
Admission diagnosis, n (%)
 Hip fracture200 (42)204 (13)
 Elective hip79 (16)426 (27)
 Elective knee91 (19)611 (39)
 Elective joint NOS15 (3)102 (6)
 Other fractures18 (4)41 (3)
 Other71 (16)279 (12)
  • NOS, not otherwise specified.