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July 2020

Study Seeks to Explain Decline in Hip Fracture Rates

Report Suggests Lifestyle Choices Play an Important Role in Hip Fracture Prevention

Researchers Work to Better Measure Delirium Severity in Older Patients

BOSTON – In a study published in the journal Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorder, researchers reported on their effort to improve and validate tools used to assess the severity of a condition called delirium, an acute confusional state often experienced by older hospitalized patients. The aim was to more accurately define methods for detecting and measuring delirium symptom severity, which could in turn lead to improved prevention and treatment for patients at risk. Sharon K.