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Prospective study of elderly people comparing treatments following first primary care consultation for a symptomatic hip or knee.

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BACKGROUND: Symptomatic knee problems in elderly people are considerably more common than hip problems, yet far more hips are replaced. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether systematic differences occur in early primary care management of elderly patients who first consult with hip versus knee symptoms. METHODS: A prospective analysis was carried out of anonymized records in the MediPlus general practice database. This was a 3 year (1996-1998) prospective study of 3...

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10.1093/fampra/cmh609

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Journal:
Family practice
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
118-125
Publication date:
2005-02-01
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Source identifiers:
96309
Language:
English
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pubs:96309
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uuid:b659c94b-45c6-47b6-beba-fce7e8c425e1
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pubs:96309
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2012-12-19

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