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Excess mortality following hip fracture: a systematic epidemiological review.

Abstract:

This systematic literature review has shown that patients experiencing hip fracture after low-impact trauma are at considerable excess risk for death compared with nonhip fracture/community control populations. The increased mortality risk may persist for several years thereafter, highlighting the need for interventions to reduce this risk.Patients experiencing hip fracture after low-impact trauma are at considerable risk for subsequent osteoporotic fractures and premature death. We conducted...

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10.1007/s00198-009-0920-3

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Abrahamsen, B More by this author
van Staa, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
1633-1650
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:1cbe2c8b-cb23-4e8c-bd20-8d6c5c65f58a
Source identifiers:
107688
Local pid:
pubs:107688

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