Secondary prevention of hip fractures among the hospitalized elderly: are we doing enough?

  • Hosam K. Kamel
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Older individuals with hip fractures almost always have osteoporosis. Such individuals are at increased risk of experiencing other osteoporotic fractures, including recurrent hip fractures. The management of such patients should include assessing bone mineral density and treating osteoporosis. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to… (More)

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