Short time frame from first to second hip fracture in the Funen County Hip Fracture Study

T Nymark, Jens Lauritsen, O Ovesen, N D Röck, B Jeune

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Abstract

Hip fracture patients represent a frail group of elderly with increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the occurrence and distribution of a second hip fracture in the time interval between the first and the second hip fracture.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOsteoporosis International
Volume17
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)1153-1157
ISSN0937-941X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Denmark
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Hip Fractures
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Recurrence
  • Registries
  • Sex Factors
  • Time Factors

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