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Frailty and fracture, disability, and falls: a multiple country study from the global longitudinal study of osteoporosis in women.

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OBJECTIVES: To test whether women aged 55 and older with increasing evidence of a frailty phenotype would have greater risk of fractures, disability, and recurrent falls than women who were not frail, across geographic areas (Australia, Europe, and North America) and age groups. DESIGN: Multinational, longitudinal, observational cohort study. SETTING: Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). PARTICIPANTS: Women (N = 48,636) aged 55 and older enrolled at sites in Australia, E...

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10.1111/jgs.12146

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Journal:
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume:
61
Issue:
3
Pages:
327-334
Publication date:
2013-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-5415
ISSN:
0002-8614
URN:
uuid:82da9914-8280-4552-bfc9-cd65cbde058e
Source identifiers:
379529
Local pid:
pubs:379529

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