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Geographic variation in secondary fracture prevention after a hip fracture during 1999-2013: a UK study

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To describe the geographic variation in anti-osteoporosis drug therapy prescriptions before and after a hip fracture during 1999-2013 in the UK.

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We used primary care data (Clinical Practice Research Datalink) to identify patients with a hip fracture and primary care prescriptions of any anti-osteoporosis drugs prior to the index hip fracture and up to five years after. Geographic variations in prescribing before and after availability of generic or...

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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s00198-016-3811-4

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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
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Journal:
Osteoporosis International Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
169–178
Publication date:
2016-11-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-13
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
Pubs id:
pubs:652298
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uri:dffe0a54-4f17-44b8-8d9a-bd806f991f21
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uuid:dffe0a54-4f17-44b8-8d9a-bd806f991f21
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pubs:652298

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