Maturitas 2018 Mar 7;109:39-44. Epub 2017 Dec 7.
Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatológica, Hospital San Jorge, Avda. Martínez de Velasco 36, 22004 Huesca, Spain.
Objectives: To test the hypothesis that differences by gender will be observed in the association of hip fracture risk with stages of cognitive impairment; and to explore the association between Petersen's "mild cognitive impairment" (MCI) and DSM-5 "mild neurocognitive disorder" (MND).
Study Design: A community sample of 4803 individuals aged 55+ years was assessed in a two-phase case-finding enquiry in Zaragoza, Spain, and was followed up for 16 years. Medical and psychiatric history was collected with standardized instruments, including the Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE), Geriatric Mental State (GMS), History and Aetiology Schedule, and a Risk Factors Questionnaire. Read More