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Hip fracture prevention by screening and intervention of elderly women in Primary Health Care

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Title: Hip fracture prevention by screening and intervention of elderly women in Primary Health Care
Authors: Albertsson, Daniel
Issue Date: 18-Sep-2007
University: Göteborg University. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Dept of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Albertsson D, Gause-Nilsson I, Mellstrom D, Eggertsen R. Risk group for hip fracture in elderly women identified by primary care questionnaire--clinical implications. Ups J Med SCI. 2006;111:179-87.

II. Albertsson DM, Mellstrom D, Petersson C, Eggertsen R. Validation of 4-item score predicting hip fracture and mortality risk among elderly women. Ann Fam Med. 2007;5:48-56.

III. Albertsson D, Petersson C, Mellstrom D, Grahn B, Eggertsen R. Improved ability to rise and less falls among women aged over 70 at high hip fracture risk - results from an intervention study. 2007, in manuscript.

IV. Albertsson D, Mellstrom D, Petersson C , Thulesius H, Eggertsen R. Hip and fragility fracture prediction in elderly women: A 4-item risk score and heel BMD DXL assessment study.2007, in manuscript.
Disputation: 11 maj 2007, kl 13.00. Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Hip Fracture
Risk Factors
Risk Assessment
Accidental Falls
Accident Prevention
House Calls
Exercise Therapy
Drug Therapy
Bone Density
Intervention Studies
Primary Health Care
Abstract: Hip fracture prevention by screening and intervention of elderly women in Primary Health Care Daniel Albertsson Background – One in four Swedish women suffers a hip fracture (HF). In order to identify high-risk women we developed clinical 4-item scores as the FRAMO (Fracture and Mortality) Index, evaluated heel bone mineral density (BMD) and undertook interventions to improve mobility, reduce falls and HF. Methods - In pilot study 1998, a questionnaire regarding HF risk factors was sent to100 el... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7127-7
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