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[Locomotive syndrome and Frailty. Osteoporosis as an underlying disorder in the locomotive syndrome - In relation to frailty - ].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22460510     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteoporosis, a disorder related to locomotive syndrome, has been nicknamed "the silent disease" since it has no symptoms until fragility fracture occurs. However, a new fragility fracture cannot only reduce daily activity but can also increase fracture risk resulting in possible repetition of the fracture or other new fractures. As a result, daily living activities requiring mobility are often rapidly reduced and the quality of life can be considerably impaired. There are three strategies for preventing fragility fractures : prevention of falls, anti-osteoporosis treatment and hip protectors. A multidisciplinary approach including these strategies should be emphasized to impede the damaging process involved in fragility fracture.
Authors:
Hiroshi Hagino
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical calcium     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0917-5857     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Calcium     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433326     Medline TA:  Clin Calcium     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  495-502     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Health Science, Tottori University and Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Japan.
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