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Hip fractures in institutionalized elderly people: incidence rates and excess mortality.

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It is assumed that nursing homes are the setting with the highest incidence of hip fractures. This observation is, however, based on very little data. The aim of this study was to analyze hip fracture rates and the associated excess mortality in a large nursing home population. A cohort of >69,000 women and men newly admitted to German nursing homes were used to calculate sex- and age-specific incidence rates of hip fractures. To calculate excess mortality, a retrospective cohort study was...

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10.1359/jbmr.080702

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
23
Issue:
11
Pages:
1825-1831
Publication date:
2008-11-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Source identifiers:
82119
Language:
English
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pubs:82119
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uuid:c671219e-a643-4609-882d-6b2c1a82116b
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pubs:82119
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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