Search for dissertations about: "quantitative heel ultrasound"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words quantitative heel ultrasound.

  1. 1. Hips at risk osteoporosis and prevention of hip fractures

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Ekman; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Bone Densitometry; external hip protectors; hip fracture; mortality risk; nursing home residents; osteoporosis; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Hip fractures are the most serious consequence of osteoporosis, and are one important cause of morbidity and mortality among the elderly. Prophylactic treatment for hip fractures are now available. Early detection of individuals with increased risk for hip fractures is therefor of great interest. READ MORE