Elderly women with osteoporosis have a higher hip fracture rate than women without osteoporosis but deemed to be at high risk of fracture due to osteopenia or a previous fracture. The US study comprised 1,528 women, average age 84 years, who were surviving participants in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures which started in the 1980s. ...
Over 80s with osteoporosis warrant fracture prevention
By Mardi Chapman
26 Jun 2019