Trends in hip fracture epidemiology in Australia: possible impact of bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy.

@article{Fisher2009TrendsIH,
  title={Trends in hip fracture epidemiology in Australia: possible impact of bisphosphonates and hormone replacement therapy.},
  author={Alexander A. Fisher and Eddie D O'Brien and Michael W. Davis},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={246-53}
}
The purposes of this study were to analyse trends in hip fracture (HF) epidemiology over a 13-year period (1994-2007) in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), to assess the potential impact of concurrent changes in hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and bisphosphonate use and to present a new prediction of HFs in Australia up to 2021. Annual sex- and age-specific incidence rates (per 100,000 population) were determined and standardized using the Australian 2006 population. The projected number… CONTINUE READING

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