Development and validation of the Fracture Risk Scale (FRS) that predicts fracture over a 1-year time period in institutionalised frail older people living in Canada: an electronic record-linked longitudinal cohort study

OBJECTIVES To develop and validate our Fracture Risk Scale (FRS) over a 1-year time period, using the long-term care (LTC) Resident Assessment Instrument Minimum Data Set Version 2.0 (RAI-MDS 2.0). DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING LTC homes in Ontario, Canada. PARTICIPANTS Older adults who were admitted to LTC and received a RAI-MDS 2.0… CONTINUE READING