Mature Market Experts Stat of The Day: Hip Replacements

Mature Market Experts: more mature market news and stats more often: Hip Replacements —Between 2000 and 2005, the number of hospital discharges for patients 85 and older who had  total or partial hip replacements rose from about 52,000 to 56,000, according to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Source: MSNBC

So what do you think? Should society be limiting the amount of expensive procedures the 85+ mature market is undergoing?

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