Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 4th, 2004
"The aim of this study was to examine the pattern of mortality following osteoporotic fractures at the spine, shoulder, hip, and forearm. We studied 2847 patients with fractures at these sites identified from the radiology department in Malmo, Sweden. Poisson regression was used to compute mortality immediately after the fracture and with time," investigators in England report.
"Mortality immediately after fracture was significantly higher in fracture cases than in the general population except for forearm fractures in both men and women. Mortality was higher in men than in...
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