Trends in osteoporotic hip fracture epidemiology over a 17-year period in a Spanish population: Alcorcón 1999-2015.

@article{Esteban2017TrendsIO,
  title={Trends in osteoporotic hip fracture epidemiology over a 17-year period in a Spanish population: Alcorc{\'o}n 1999-2015.},
  author={Ram{\'o}n Mazzucchelli Esteban and Elia P{\'e}rez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Natalia Cresp{\'i}-Villar{\'i}as and Alberto Garc{\'i}a-Vadillo and Gil Rodriguez-Caravaca and Angel Gil de Miguel and Loreto Carmona},
  journal={Archives of osteoporosis},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          84
        }
}
Our aim was to analyze trends in osteoporotic hip fracture rates in a suburban health area over a long time period. We detected a steady decrease, especially in women, that could be explained by historical, administrative, lifestyle changes as well as by medical behavior. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to analyze trends in osteoporotic hip fracture rates in a suburban health area over a long time period. METHODS This is an ecological retrospective study of all discharges occurring in… CONTINUE READING
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