Mortality after all major types of osteoporotic fracture in men and women: an observational study.

BACKGROUND Mortality increases after hip fractures in women and more so in men. Little is known, however, about mortality after other fractures. We investigated the mortality associated with all fracture types in elderly women and men. METHODS We did a 5-year prospective cohort study in the semi-urban city of Dubbo, Australia, of all residents aged 60… CONTINUE READING