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Document type:
English Abstract; Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Lohmann, R; Haid, K; Stöckle, U; Raschke, M 
Title:
[Epidemiology and perspectives in traumatology of the elderly] 
Abstract:
Corresponding to the demographic development, fractures of the humerus, wrist, or hip will occur noticeably more often during the next four decades. The number of patients with hip fractures will increase to 170% of present-day numbers, and in the age group >80 years to 250%. Trauma surgical departments should train their staff as well as adapt their workflows and ambient conditions to this demanding clientele to be prepared for these changes. For the elderly, a fracture may lead to need for per...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Unfallchirurg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
110 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
553-60; quiz 561-2 
Print-ISSN:
0177-5537 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie