Can wrist fracture predict hip fracture?

By Daneca DiPaolo, MD, and Laura L. Tosi, MD

Clinton, Thatcher fractures were lost opportunities to educate the public

Upper-extremity fractures made news this summer: two of the world’s most powerful women demonstrated that serving in high office does not protect a woman from commonplace fractures. Margaret Thatcher, 83, former prime minister of Great Britain, fell in her home and fractured her wrist. Hillary Clinton, 61, U.S. Secretary of State, fell in a State Department parking lot and fractured her elbow.

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