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Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people

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Falls are a common cause of health problems for the elderly and some of the most accessed Cochrane Reviews look at ways to prevent them. There are also reviews of intervention to minimise the harm done, and Nancy Santesso from McMaster University in Canada describes the March 2014 findings from one of these, looking at hip protectors.

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Updated on: April 29, 2014, 9:25

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