OPEN BMJ open | 1 Nov 2016
ML Costa, XL Griffin, J Achten, D Metcalfe, A Judge, R Pinedo-Villanueva and N Parsons
Osteoporotic hip fractures present a significant global challenge to patients, clinicians and healthcare systems. It is estimated that hip fracture accounts for 1.4% of total social and healthcare costs in the established market economies.
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