Hip fracture in three elderly populations of central Spain: data from the NEDICES study.

@article{FernndezRuiz2014HipFI,
  title={Hip fracture in three elderly populations of central Spain: data from the NEDICES study.},
  author={Mario Fern{\'a}ndez-Ruiz and Juan Manuel Guerra-Vales and Rocio Trincado and M Rm A Jos{\'e} Medrano and Juli{\'a}n Benito-Le{\'o}n and F. Bermejo-Pareja},
  journal={Internal and emergency medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={33-41}
}
There is a paucity of data concerning the specific associations between hip fracture in the elderly and other age-related conditions, as well as its impact on long-term survival. This study was aimed to estimate the prevalence, risk factors, and outcome of self-reported hip fracture (srHF) in a cohort of Spanish elderly individuals. Neurological Disorders in Central Spain (NEDICES) is a census population-based survey of the prevalence and incidence of major age-associated conditions in three… CONTINUE READING
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