September 2017 Archive

Study Shows Hip Fractures Often Deadly

Posted on Categories Osteoporosis

Older individuals with hip fracture are more than 3.5 times more likely to die within 12 months compared to non-injured; mortality higher in men than in women. Hip fractures¬†are a major public health problem, associated with high morbidity and mortality, and high costs to the healthcare system. With the ageing of populations worldwide, the socioeconomic … Read More