Hip fractures in the elderly: A world-wide projection

Cooper C, Campion G, Melton LJ.  Hip fractures in the elderly: A world-wide projection. Osteoporosis International. 1992;2(6):285-289.

This article describes a study which applied available incidence rates for hip fracture from various parts of the world to projected populations in 1990, 2025 and 2050 in order to estimate the numbers of hip fractures that might occur in each of the major continental regions.


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