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Hip protectors for prevention of hip fractures

Thursday, December 17, 2015
The National Board of Health, April 2010Hip protectors for prevention of hip fractures Abstract Summary and purpos: Hip fractures are the single biggest cause of hospital bed occupancy in Denmark. T…
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The Force Attenuation Provided by Hip Protectors depends on Impact Velocity, Pelvic Size, and Soft Tissue Stiffness

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Andrew C. Laing, Stephen N RobinovitchJ. Biomech. Eng. -- December 2008 -- Volume 130, Issue 6, 061005 (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2979867 Abstract Wearable hip protectors represent a promising strategy…
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External hip protectors are effective for the elderly with higher-than-average risk factors for hip fractures

Thursday, December 17, 2015
T. Koike & Y. Orito & H. Toyoda &M. Tada & R. Sugama & M. Hoshino & Y. Nakao & S. Kobayashi & K. Kondo & Y. Hirota & K. Takaoka, International Osteoporosi…
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Risk of hip fractures in soft protected, hard protected, and unprotected falls

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Bentzen. H, Bergland. A, Forsén. L. 2008. Injury Prevention. 1236 participants took part in the study in 18 Norwegian nursing homes. The nursing homes were randomized to offer either soft or hard hip…
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Effect on hip fractures of increased use of hip protectors in nursing homes: cluster randomised count

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Meyer G, Warnke A, Bender R, Mühlhauser L. (2003), BMJ The objective for the study was to assess the effects of an intervention programme designed to increase use of hip protectors in elderly people …
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Prevention of hip fracture by external hip protectors: an intervention in 17 nursing homes

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Forsén L, Arstad C, Sandvig S, Schuller A, Røed U, Søgaard A. J. (2003). Scand J Public Health. The study was undertaken to estimate the effect of hip protectors on the incidence of hip fractures whe…
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Predictors of uptake and adherence to the use of hip protectors among nursing-home residents

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Bentzen. H, Bergland. A, Forsén L. 2008. The aim of the study was to identify predictors for initial uptake and adherence with the use of hip protectors when offering hip protectors free of charge to…
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Uptake and adherence with soft- and hard-shelled hip protectors in Norwegian nursing homes:

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Bentzen, H, Forsén, L, Becker, C, Bergland, A. 20. March 2007. International osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation. Uptake and adherence with soft- and hard-shelled hip protect…
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Cost-effectiveness and External Hip Protectors

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Lauritzen, J.B, Hindsø, K. 1999. Presented at the international Course on Osteoporosis, Vienna. Cost-effectiveness and External Hip Protectors Cost-effectiveness analyses are important in the evaluat…
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Pelvis fractures and hip protectors

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Lauritzen, J.B. Pelvis fractures and hip protectors It has been suggested that use of hip protectors may increase the rate of other fractures such as pelvic rami or femoral shaft fractures. Such conc…
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Increased Use of Hip Protectors in Nursing Homes: Economic Analysis of a Cluster Randomized, Control

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Meyer, G, Wegscheider, K, Kersten, J, Icks, A, Mühlhauser, I. 2005. JAGS. Increased Use of Hip Protectors in Nursing Homes: Economic Analysis of a Cluster Randomized, Controlled Trial The burden of h…
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Predictors of Adherence to the Use of Hip Protectors in Nursing Home Residents

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Warnke, A, Meyer, G, Bender, R, Mühlhauser, I. 2004. JAGS. Predictors of Adherence to the Use of Hip Protectors in Nursing Home Residents The objectives of the main study was to evaluate the effects …
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