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Contributed by:       David B. Hogan MD, FACP, FRCPCProfessor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of CalgaryOBJECTIVES: Upon conclusion, the reader of this paper will be:Aware of the disproportionate burden of fractures in the very old (80+ years of age) and/or residents of long-term care facilities.Able to discuss the management challenges that arise in these particular high-risk-for-fractures ...

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Contributed by:       David B. Hogan MD, FACP, FRCPCProfessor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of CalgaryOBJECTIVES: Upon conclusion, the reader of this paper will be:Aware of the disproportionate burden of fractures in the very old (80+ years of age) and/or residents of long-term care facilities.Able to discuss the management challenges that arise in these particular high-risk-for-fractures ...