Frailty and fracture, disability, and falls: a multiple country study from the global longitudinal study of osteoporosis in women.

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OBJECTIVES To test whether women aged 55 and older with increasing evidence of a frailty phenotype would have greater risk of fractures, disability, and recurrent falls than women who were not frail, across geographic areas (Australia, Europe, and North America) and age groups. DESIGN Multinational, longitudinal, observational cohort study. SETTING… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12146

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