Term: Non-Hip Fractures
Last Updated: 2007-02-23
Refers to all bone fractures except hip fractures. One of six diagnostic quality indicators (QIs). Events of non-hip fractures were counted using the ICD-9-CM codes 800 through 829 using both the medical services/physician claims data and the hospital discharge abstracts data, and excluded hip fractures.
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