II. Indications

  1. Hip Fracture Prevention in Osteoporosis

III. Definition

  1. Two convex shields worn inside underwear pocket

IV. Efficacy

  1. Greatly reduces Hip FractureIncidence
    1. Wearing pads: 0.39 Hip Fractures per 100 falls
    2. Not wearing pads: 2.43 Hip Fractures per 100 falls
  2. May reduce Incidence of Pelvic Fracture

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