Certain medication doubles the risk of falls and fractures in elderly

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This Aged Care Guide article describes and discusses the results of my case-control study of psychoactive drugs and the risk of hip fracture among older Australians (DOI: 10.1007/s40801-017-0107-8), as referenced in an Australian Prescriber article (DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.2019.011).

Period4 Jun 2019

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  • TitleCertain medication doubles the risk of falls and fractures in elderly
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAged Care Guide
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size452 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date4/06/19
    DescriptionThis Aged Care Guide article describes and discusses the results of my case-control study of psychoactive drugs and the risk of hip fracture among older Australians (DOI: 10.1007/s40801-017-0107-8), as referenced in an Australian Prescriber article (DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.2019.011).
    Producer/AuthorLiz Alderslade
    URLhttps://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/medication-doubles-the-risk-of-falls-and-fractures-in-elderly
    PersonsMichael Leach