[Hip protectors in long-term care]

Lauritzen JB, Backe H, Søgaard R, Olsen J
Record ID 32013000079
Original Title: Hoftebeskyttere til forebyggelse af hoftebrud – en kommenteret udenlandsk medicinsk teknologivurdering
Authors' recommendations: There is no conclusive evidence that hip protectors prevent hip fractures. Therefore this Danish comment of the Canadian HTA does not recommend distribution of hip protectors for all citizens in nursing homes.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2010
English language abstract: There is no English language summary available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Denmark
MeSH Terms
  • Protective Devices
  • Long-Term Care
  • Accidental Falls
  • Aged
  • Health Services for the Aged
Organisation Name: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: National Board of Health, PO Box 1881, Islands Brygge 67, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark. Tel: 45 72 22 74 48; Fax: 45 72 22 74 07/67
Contact Name: dacehta@sst.dk
Contact Email: dacehta@sst.dk
Copyright: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (DACEHTA)
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