The changing picture of hip fractures: dramatic change in age distribution and no change in age-adjusted incidence within 10 years in Central Finland.

@article{Huusko1999TheCP,
  title={The changing picture of hip fractures: dramatic change in age distribution and no change in age-adjusted incidence within 10 years in Central Finland.},
  author={Tiina M Huusko and Pertti Karppi and Veikko Avikainen and Hannu Kautiainen and Raimo O Sulkava},
  journal={Bone},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={257-9}
}
The objective of this study was to find out if the age-standardized incidence of hip fractures has changed in 10 years in Central Finland. Patients with acute hip fracture admitted to Jyväskylä Central Hospital in 1982-1983 (n = 317) and in 1992-1993 (n = 351) were selected from the hospital discharge register and from contemporaneous records of the Department of Anesthesiology and the ward of traumatology. Earlier studies in Finland have indicated that there has been an increase in incidence… CONTINUE READING

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