Acceptability and compliance with wearing energy-shunting hip protectors: a 6-month prospective follow-up in a Finnish nursing home
Age and ageing, Volume 27, Issue 2, 1998, Pages 225-229.
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To assess the acceptability and compliance with use of an energy-shunting hip protector in institutionalized elderly people.A 6 month prospective follow-up in a Finnish nursing home.19 ambulatory nursing home residents with a high risk of hip fracture.The proportion of the residents who were willing to use the device, the number of hours ...More
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