Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 8th, 2004
"Adults who suffer fractures of the distal radius are at increased risk of further osteoporosis-related fractures and represent a high-risk group in whom therapies are available to reduce the risk," said P.W. Thompson and colleagues, Poole Hospital NHS Trust, Dorset, U.K.
"We have undertaken a prospective study of distal radius fracture patients over the age of 25 years to establish the extent of the problem in Dorset. All patients presenting with any forearm fracture to hospitals serving Dorset residents during 1 year were identified."
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