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Population survey comparing older adults with hip versus knee pain in primary care.

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BACKGROUND: Knee pain is nearly twice as prevalent as hip pain in elderly people, yet knee replacement is far less common than hip replacement. AIM: To investigate whether systematic differences in the primary care management of hip versus knee problems might explain the disparate rates of joint replacement. DESIGN OF STUDY: Cross-sectional, population-based postal survey. SETTING: Random sample of 5500 Oxfordshire residents aged 65 years and above. METHOD: Screening questions were used to i...

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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
55
Issue:
512
Pages:
192-198
Publication date:
2005-03-05
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:2b8379c4-8172-4d9d-9245-4391b10beea5
Source identifiers:
96307
Local pid:
pubs:96307

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