The impact of osteoporotic fractures compared with other health conditions in older adults living in Virginia, United States

@article{Cunningham2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of osteoporotic fractures compared with other health conditions in older adults living in Virginia, United States},
  author={Tina Duong Cunningham and Bradley C. Martin and Sarah C. DeShields and Carmen Contreras Romero},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={2979-2988}
}
SummaryThis study compared length of stay, hospital costs, 30-day readmission, and mortality for patients admitted primarily for osteoporotic fractures to those admitted for five other common health conditions. The results indicated that osteoporotic fractures were associated with highest hospital charges and the second highest hospital stay after adjusting for confounders.IntroductionThis study aimed to compare the effect of osteoporotic fractures and other common hospitalized conditions in… CONTINUE READING
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