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New assessment predicts fracture risk for patients in long-term care

20:00 EDT 30 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long-term care patients. The study on the assessment titled 'Fracture Risk Assessment in Long Term Care (FRAiL)' was published today in the Journal of Gerontology Medical Science.

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