Association between Frailty, Osteoporosis, Falls and Hip Fractures among Community-Dwelling People Aged 50 Years and Older in Taiwan: Results from I-Lan Longitudinal Aging Study.

PLoS One. 2015 Sep 8;10(9):e0136968. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136968. eCollection 2015.

Frailty and pre-frailty, in Taiwan, was closely associated with recent falls, history of hip fractures and osteoporosis among community-dwelling people 50 years of age and older. Furthermore, frailty intervention programs should take an integrated approach towards strengthening both and muscle mass, as well as prevention of falls.

Autor: Liu LK, Lee WJ, Chen LY, Hwang AC, Lin MH, Peng LN, Chen LK.
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