Randomized controlled trial of hip protectors among women living in the community

@article{Birks2004RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial of hip protectors among women living in the community},
  author={Yvonne F. Birks and Jill Porthouse and Caroline Addie and Karen Loughney and Lucy Saxon and Mike Baverstock and Roger M. Francis and David M. Reid and Ian Watt and David J Torgerson},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={701-706}
}
Objective: To asess whether hip protectors used among women living in the community in the United Kingdom and at high risk of hip fracture, lead to a reduction in hip fracture. Design: Pragmatic randomized controlled trial (RCT). Setting: Primary care with participants being recruited largely from general practitioners’ patient lists. Participants: Women aged 70 years and over with one or more risk factors for hip fracture (i.e., low body weight, current smoker, a prior fracture, family history… CONTINUE READING

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