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Fracture healing in the elderly: A review.

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Older patients are commonly at a higher risk of experiencing a bone fracture. Complications during fracture healing, including delayed union and non-union, can arise as a result of a multitude of patient and treatment factors. This review describes those factors which contribute to a greater risk of delayed union and non-union with particular reference to the elderly population and discusses therapies that may enhance the fracture healing process in the hope of reducing the incidence of delay...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.07.014

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Foulke, BA More by this author
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Oxford, MSD
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Maturitas Journal website
Volume:
92
Pages:
49-55
Publication date:
2016-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-20
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EISSN:
1873-4111
ISSN:
0378-5122
Pubs id:
pubs:637582
URN:
uri:8ff3439b-d742-46aa-b6b0-d219ed0a9e37
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uuid:8ff3439b-d742-46aa-b6b0-d219ed0a9e37
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pubs:637582

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