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Hand grip strength and early mortality after hip fracture

Published inArchives of Osteoporosis, vol. 15, no. 1, 185
Publication date2020
Abstract

This research describes the risk of death in elderly after hip fracture according to their strength, measured by hand grip. Theresult is that the weaker the patient, the greater the risk of death after hip fracture, highlighting the need to assess the force in thosepatients. For the coming years, most of hip fractures will occur in developing countries. It has been described that low muscularstrength, measured by grip strength, increases the risk of mortality in those with hip fracture, in both high-and low- income countries.The objective of this study was to determine the mortality amongpatients with hip fracture and lower hand grip strength (HGS).

Keywords
  • Elderly
  • Hand grip strength
  • Hip fracture
  • Mortality
  • Osteoporosis
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GUTIÉRREZ-HERMOSILLO, Hugo et al. Hand grip strength and early mortality after hip fracture. In: Archives of Osteoporosis, 2020, vol. 15, n° 1, p. 185. doi: 10.1007/s11657-020-00750-3
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