Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Rationale
    • 1.2 Scope and structure
    • 1.3 What are hip fractures?
  • 2 Hip fracture hospitalisations in Australia: an overview
  • 3 Hospitalisations for new hip fracture
    • 3.1 Age and sex
    • 3.2 Type (location) of fracture
    • 3.3 Comorbid conditions
    • 3.4 Events causing hip fractures
    • 3.5 Place of occurrence
    • 3.6 Patient geography and demographics
    • 3.7 Trends over time
    • 3.8 Treatment and outcomes
  • 4 Non-operative management of hip fracture
    • 4.1 Demographic characteristics
    • 4.2 Clinical characteristics
    • 4.3 Treatment and outcomes
  • 5 Discussion
    • 5.1 Summary of main findings
    • 5.2 Future work to address information gaps
  • Appendix: Method
    • Cohort creation
    • Diagnosis codes
    • Procedure and intervention codes
    • Geographic classification
    • Socioeconomic status
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables