Undertreatment of osteoporosis in men with hip fracture.

@article{Kiebzak2002UndertreatmentOO,
  title={Undertreatment of osteoporosis in men with hip fracture.},
  author={Gary M. Kiebzak and Garth A. Beinart and Karen Perser and Catherine G. Ambrose and Sherwin J Siff and Michael H Heggeness},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={162 19},
  pages={2217-22}
}
BACKGROUND Women are not aggressively treated for osteoporosis after hip fracture; the treatment status of men with hip fracture has not been extensively studied. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome and treatment status of men with hip fracture. METHODS Data from medical records were obtained for 363 patients (110 men and 253 women) aged 50 years and older with atraumatic (low-energy) hip fracture who were admitted to St Luke's Episcopal Hospital between January 1, 1996, and December 31, 2000… CONTINUE READING

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