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Erschienen in: Archives of Osteoporosis 1/2022

01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Letter to the Editor

Incidence of hip fractures during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Brazilian public health care system

verfasst von: Audrey Caetano da Silva, Guilherme da Silva Santos, Eliane Mara Cesário Pereira Maluf, Victoria Zeghbi Cochenski Borba

Erschienen in: Archives of Osteoporosis | Ausgabe 1/2022

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We are glad to hear that Dr. Gavilanez reached results similar of ours and is interested in our article. We included individuals aged 60 years or older who had a hip fracture before and during the COVID-19 pandemic and received treatment through the Brazilian public health system (SUS). In the results, we reported a significant decrease in the incidence of hip fracture and in the length of hospital stay, with a non-significant reduction in fracture mortality, fatality, and hospital expenses [ 1]. …
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Metadaten
Titel
Incidence of hip fractures during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Brazilian public health care system
verfasst von
Audrey Caetano da Silva
Guilherme da Silva Santos
Eliane Mara Cesário Pereira Maluf
Victoria Zeghbi Cochenski Borba
Publikationsdatum
01.12.2022
Verlag
Springer London
Schlagwort
COVID-19
Erschienen in
Archives of Osteoporosis / Ausgabe 1/2022
Print ISSN: 1862-3522
Elektronische ISSN: 1862-3514
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11657-022-01134-5