Hip Fracture Hospitalizations

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1. WHO Global Report on Falls Prevention in Older Age  
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REGION:  INTERNATIONAL
Resource Type: Review
TOPIC(S): HIP FRACTURE HOSPITALIZATIONS
This global report is the product of the conclusions reached and recommendations made at the World Health Organization Technical Meeting on Falls Prevention in Older Age which took place in Victoria, Canada in February 2007. The report includes international and regional perspectives on falls prevention issues and strategies and is based on a series of background papers that were prepared by worldwide recognized experts.
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2. Hip and Knee Replacement  
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REGION:  NATIONAL
Resource Type: Report
TOPIC(S): HIP FRACTURE HOSPITALIZATIONS
This article examines the substantial increase in the numbers and rates of hip and knee replacements among seniors between 1981-82 and 1998-99, while also looking at the decline in the length of stay for both procedures. This increase in joint replacement surgery was evident for both sexes and in all senior age groups, although rates were consistently higher for women.
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