Long-term proton pump inhibitor use does not raise hip fracture risk
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Long-term proton pump inhibitor use does not raise hip fracture risk

Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of the older person

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the production of stomach acid and are effective drugs for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease that are commonly prescribed to older people.

Nursing Older People. 30, 4, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/nop.30.4.13.s11

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