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  1. The mediterranean osteoporosis study (MEDOS) : theoretical and practical issues of a major international project on hip fracture epidemiology.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Hip fracture and the MEDOS study. Meeting. Lisbon (PRT), 1992/11/18.

    The mediterranean Osteoporosis Study (MEDOS), a multicentre study on incidence, riskl factors, and means of prevention of hip fracture in the Mediaterranean region, started in 1986 and involved 14 centres, in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and Turkey.

    The project comprised three parts: a) collection of existing register data on hip fracture occurence from the 31 European ministries of health; b) a study of hip fracture incidence in the defined areas of the participating centres in the Mediterranean countries in age groups above 50 years; c) a case-control study comparing 8,185 individuals (2,816 cases and 5,369 controls; two controls per case).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fracture, Articulation coxofémorale, Membre inférieur, Ostéoporose, Epidémiologie, Etude multicentrique, Homme, Région méditerranéenne, Incidence, Facteur risque, Questionnaire, Traumatisme, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Ostéopathie, Etude MEDOS

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fracture, Hip joint, Lower limb, Osteoporosis, Epidemiology, Multicenter study, Human, Mediterranean region, Incidence, Risk factor, Questionnaire, Trauma, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Bone disease

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    Code Inist : 002B16H. Création : 199406.