[Epidemiology and treatment of fractures in old age].

Abstract

The frequency of fractures in the elderly has risen dramatically and will increase further in the future. This is partly a socio-economic problem and is familiar both to surgeons and to the general population. Fractures in such patients have clinical and pathomechanical implications, with unassociated conditions needing treatment. It is necessary to… (More)

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@article{Kuner1994EpidemiologyAT, title={[Epidemiology and treatment of fractures in old age].}, author={Eugen H. Kuner and Dirk Sch{\"a}fer}, journal={Der Orthopade}, year={1994}, volume={23 1}, pages={21-31} }