Osteoporotic fractures in older adults.

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Osteoporotic fractures are emerging as a major public health problem in the aging population. Fractures result in increased morbidity, mortality and health expenditures. This article reviews current evidence for the management of common issues following osteoporotic fractures in older adults including: (1) thromboembolism prevention; (2) delirium prevention… (More)

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@article{ColnEmeric2006OsteoporoticFI, title={Osteoporotic fractures in older adults.}, author={Cathleen S. Col{\'o}n-Emeric and Kenneth G. Saag}, journal={Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology}, year={2006}, volume={20 4}, pages={695-706} }