Hip fractures in the elderly: A world-wide projection

@article{Cooper2005HipFI,
  title={Hip fractures in the elderly: A world-wide projection},
  author={C. Cooper and G. Campion and L. J. Melton},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={285-289}
}
  • C. Cooper, G. Campion, L. J. Melton
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • Hip fractures are recognized to be a major public health problem in many Western nations, most notably those in North America, Europe and Oceania. [...] Key Method We have applied available incidence rates for hip fracture from various parts of the world to projected populations in 1990, 2025 and 2050 in order to estimate the numbers of hip fractures which might occur in each of the major continental regions. The projections indicate that the number of hip fractures occurring in the world each year will rise…Expand Abstract

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