Incidence of hip fracture in New South Wales: are our efforts having an effect?

@article{Boufous2004IncidenceOH,
  title={Incidence of hip fracture in New South Wales: are our efforts having an effect?},
  author={Soufiane Boufous and Caroline F. Finch and Stephen R. Lord},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2004},
  volume={180 12},
  pages={623-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine trends in hospital admission for hip fracture in New South Wales between July 1990 and June 2000. DESIGN Analysis of routinely collected hospital separation data. SETTING Public and private acute-care hospitals in NSW. PARTICIPANTS Admissions of patients aged 50 years and over with a primary diagnosis of fracture of the neck of femur (International classification of diseases, 9th revision [ICD-9] code 820 or ICD-10 codes S72.0-S72.2). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Number… CONTINUE READING