Unrecognized risks among Veterans with hip fractures: opportunities for improvements.

@article{Ohldin2003UnrecognizedRA,
  title={Unrecognized risks among Veterans with hip fractures: opportunities for improvements.},
  author={Andrea P Ohldin and James Floyd},
  journal={Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={18-22}
}
Hip fractures are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Most of these fractures are preventable late manifestations of osteoporosis. The authors examined incidence and medical costs associated with hip fractures among 34,363 veterans by gender and race for fiscal years 1996-2000. Data were obtained from the Patient Treatment File… CONTINUE READING