Taking control after fall-induced hip fracture – A grounded theory

Laura McMillan, Jo Booth, Kay Currie, Tracey Howe

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The purpose of this paper is to report the findings from a grounded theory study exploring people’s concerns after fall-induced hip fracture. Hip fracture remains one of the most significant causes of death and ill health amongst older people (SIGN, 2009). The concerns of those who experience this traumatic injury are not articulated in the literature (Olsson et al., 2007).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-222
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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