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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2010, Article ID 291258, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/291258
Research Article

Hip Fractures in Long-Term Care: Is the Excess Explained by the Age and Gender Distribution of the Residents?

1Division of Geriatric Medicine, Parkwood Hospital, 801 Commissioners Road East, London, ON, Canada N6C 5J1
2Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
3School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9
4School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5B9

Received 15 January 2010; Revised 30 May 2010; Accepted 21 June 2010

Academic Editor: Gustavo Duque

Copyright © 2010 Richard G. Crilly et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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