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hip protectors

Known as: hip protector, hip shield, hips protectors 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Hip fracture in older people usually results from a fall on the hip. Hip protectors have been advocated as a means to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Wearable hip protectors represent a promising strategy for preventing hip fractures. However, there is lack of agreement on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CONTEXT Past studies of the efficacy of hip protectors to prevent hip fracture in nursing home residents have had conflicting… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
INTRODUCTION Hip protectors appear to be promising in preventing hip fractures. Currently, many different hip protectors exist… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Injuries resulting from falls in elderly people are a major public-health concern, representing one of the main causes of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
An anatomical hip model has been developed to simulate the impact load on the hip of a falling person wearing a hip protector… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Objective: To assess the effects of an intervention programme designed to increase use of hip protectors in elderly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract: A method to protect the hips during falls could effectively reduce the incidence of hip fractures. We report the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Hip fractures are common in frail elderly adults worldwide. We investigated the effect of an anatomically designed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Most hip fractures seem to be related to trauma near the hip, so a controlled trial was conducted to investigate the effect of… Expand
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