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Study of osteoporosis awareness, investigation and treatment of patients discharged from a tertiary public teaching hospital

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Abstract:

Background: Patients with fragility fractures secondary to osteoporosis are at risk of recurrent fracture. Osteoporosis is often underrecognized and undertreated. We looked at the levels of awareness, investigation and treatment of patients with fracture.

Keywords: fracture; osteoporosis; osteoporosis awareness; osteoporosis investigation; osteoporosis treatment

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01146.x

Affiliations: Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Publication date: 2006-09-01

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