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Preventing fractures in the elderly

Preventing fractures in the elderly
Preventing fractures in the elderly
Fractures in the elderly are devastating, causing premature death and compromised independence among survivors. With demographic changes, their occurrence is expected to double. Given their crippling consequences, the identification and treatment of osteoporosis and prevention of falls are priorities.
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Walker-Bone, Karen
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Walker-Bone, Karen
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Walker-Bone, Karen (2011) Preventing fractures in the elderly. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 72 (10), 576-581. (PMID:22041728)

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Abstract

Fractures in the elderly are devastating, causing premature death and compromised independence among survivors. With demographic changes, their occurrence is expected to double. Given their crippling consequences, the identification and treatment of osteoporosis and prevention of falls are priorities.

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Published date: October 2011
Organisations: Faculty of Medicine

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Local EPrints ID: 367510
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/367510
PURE UUID: a0cf45b1-ed66-4d2d-afb3-34e131758be5
ORCID for Karen Walker-Bone: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-5992-1459

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Date deposited: 02 Sep 2014 11:27
Last modified: 03 Dec 2019 01:54

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