Increased risk of hip fractures in patients with dementia: a nationwide population-based study

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BACKGROUND Dementia has been associated with an increased risk of hip fracture. However, little research has been conducted on the impact of dementia on wrist or vertebral fracture development. The aim of this study was to investigate whether dementia is a risk factor for different types of fracture in Taiwan. METHODS The study sample was drawn from… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12883-014-0175-2

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