HIP FRACTURES AMONG OLDER ADULTS

Hip fractures are serious fall injuries that often result in long-term functional impairment, nursing home admission and increased mortality.1,2 As our population ages, the number of hip fractures is likely to increase. HOW BIG IS THE PROBLEM? Annually, there are at least 258,000 hospital admissions for hip fractures among people aged 65 and older.3 More than […]