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Prior fracture as a risk factor for future fracture in an Australian cohort

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posted on 01.02.2015, 00:00 authored by Kara KewKara Kew, Sharon Brennan-OlsenSharon Brennan-Olsen, Mark KotowiczMark Kotowicz, Margaret Bucki-Smith, Elizabeth Timney, Amelia Dobbins, Lana WilliamsLana Williams, Julie PascoJulie Pasco
This study investigated the influence of prior fracture on the risk of subsequent fracture. There was a higher risk of subsequent fracture in both young and older adult age groups when Australian males or females had already sustained a prior fracture. Fracture prevention is important throughout life for both sexes.

History

Journal

Osteoporos international

Volume

26

Issue

2

Pagination

1 - 629

Publisher

Springer UK

Location

London, England

eISSN

1433-2965

Language

English

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2015, Springer