Risk of hip fracture in disabled community-living older adults.

  title={Risk of hip fracture in disabled community-living older adults.},
  author={Louise C. Walter and Li-yung L Lui and Catherine Eng and Kenneth E. Covinsky},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={51 1},
OBJECTIVES To determine the rate of hip fracture and risk factors associated with hip fractures in disabled older persons who enroll in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a program providing comprehensive care to community-living nursing-home-eligible persons. DESIGN Prospective cohort study between January 1990 and December 1997. SETTING The twelve PACE demonstration sites: San Francisco, California; Columbia, South Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; Denver, Colorado; East… CONTINUE READING

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