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Thiazide diuretics and the risk of hip fracture after stroke: a population-based propensity-matched cohort study using Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database.

Authors
  • Lin, Shu-Man1
  • Yang, Shih-Hsien1, 2
  • Cheng, Hung-Yu1
  • Liang, Chung-Chao1
  • Huang, Huei-Kai3
  • 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 2 School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 3 Department of Family Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMJ Open
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Sep 27, 2017
Volume
7
Issue
9
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016992
PMID: 28963293
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The long-term use of thiazides is associated with a decreased risk of hip fracture after stroke.

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