Changing trends in the epidemiology of hip fracture in Spain

  title={Changing trends in the epidemiology of hip fracture in Spain},
  author={Rafael. Azagra and Francisco L{\'o}pez-Exp{\'o}sito and Juan Carlos Mart{\'i}n-S{\'a}nchez and Amada Aguy{\'e} and Nemesio Moreno and Cyrus Cooper and Adolfo D{\'i}ez-P{\'e}rez and Elaine M. Dennison},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
Temporal trends in hip fracture incidence have recently been reported in some developed countries. Such data in Spain has previously been incomplete; this study reports the stratified incidence of hip fractures in people over 65 in Spain during the last 14 years. The main objective is to establish whether temporal trends in hip fracture incidence in Spain exist. Ecological study with data from hospital discharges nationwide. The study includes patients aged ≥65 years during a 14-year period… CONTINUE READING
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