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Fracture and Mortality (FRAMO) Index of Albertsson et al for Predicting Hip Fracture and Mortality in an Elderly Woman

Purpose:

To evaluate an elderly woman for risk of hip fracture and mortality using the Fracture and Mortality (FRAMO) index of Albertsson et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

S72

Description:

Albertsson et al developed the Fracture and Mortality (FRAMO) index to evaluate elderly women for the risk of hip fracture and mortality. This can help identify women who may benefit from interventions to reduce these risks. The authors are from Goteborg University, Kronoberg County Council and Molnlycke Primary Health Care and Research Center in Sweden.

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