TITLE

Trends in hospital admissions for fractures of the hip and femur in England, 1989-1990 to 1997-1998

AUTHOR(S)
Balasegaram, Sooria; Majeed, Azeem; Fitz-Clarence, Halina
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Public Health Medicine;Mar2001, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background. Fractures of the hip are a major public health issue. Suggestions of a recent stabilization of age-specific admission rates would have implications for health service planning, thus we investigated this using hospital data.
ACCESSION #
44396639

 

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