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Describing variation in the delivery of secondary fracture prevention after hip fracture: an overview of 11 hospitals within one regional area in England.

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SUMMARY: There is variation in how services to prevent second fractures after hip fracture are organised. We explored this in more detail at 11 hospitals. Results showed that there was unwarranted variation across a number of aspects of care. This information can be used to inform service delivery in the future. INTRODUCTION: Hip fractures are usually the result of low impact falls and underlying osteoporosis. Since the risk of further fractures in osteoporotic patients can be reduced by betw...

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10.1007/s00198-014-2775-5

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag London Ltd
Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA More from this journal
Volume:
25
Issue:
10
Pages:
2427-2433
Publication date:
2014-10-01
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
Language:
English
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pubs:471132
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uuid:0795229a-955b-4b00-a857-e79537241742
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pubs:471132
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471132
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2014-06-30

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