Hip Fractures and Vitamin D: 2021-2022
Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, USA
Dr. Ray Marks, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, USA.
Keywords: Aging; Hip Fractures; Older Adults; Outcomes; Ortho Geriatric Care; Prevention; Surgery; Vitamin D
The elderly adult in all parts of the globe remains vulnerable to sustaining one or more hip fractures in their life time. Long considered to have a somewhat plausible, albeit unproven role in mitigating hip fracture injuries and debilitating outcomes, more recent reports shed new light on this possible adjunctive intervention where vitamin D levels are compromised. Reviewed are articles published between February 2021, and February 2022, where most imply an association of clinical relevance.
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