Tag Archives: Osteoporotic Fracture Risk

Falls and Hip Fracture Reduction Using Vitamin D Supplementation in Vascular Parkinsonism (Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management)

Summary This study investigated the potential of Vitamin D supplementation for reducing the risk of falls and fragility hip fractures in patients with vascular Parkinsonism (VP) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The evidence suggests that vitamin D decreases falls and hip … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews on Musculoskeletal Topics

[A version of this collection appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Introduction Each month a large number of journal articles, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, are examined. Here is a … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews on Hip Fractures

[A version of this collection appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Introduction Each month a large number of journal articles, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, are examined. Here is a recent selection. … Continue reading

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NICE Guideline on Assessing Risk of Fragility Fractures in Osteoporosis (NICE)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This clinical guideline (CG 146) offers evidence-based advice on the assessment of fragility fracture risk in adults. … Continue reading

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Updated QFracture Algorithm for Prediction of Osteoporotic Fracture Risk in Primary Care in the United Kingdom (BMJ)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This article covers a prospective cohort study which was designed to develop and validate an updated version of … Continue reading

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