Hip Protector for Prevention of Hip Fracture

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Summary

This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of the investigators PSU hip protector for prevention of fracture in elderly.The eligible patients include those with previous diagnosed as unilateral hip fracture. They will be randomized into 2 groups;psu hip protector and no protector. The patients will be instructed to wear the protector fulltime.The inceidence of hip fracture will be compared between both group at the end of 1 year.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Hip Fracture

Intervention

PSU hip protector

Location

Prince of Songkla University
Hat Yai
Songkhla
Thailand
90110

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Prince of Songkla University

Results (where available)

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