Study of osteoporosis awareness, investigation and treatment of patients discharged from a tertiary public teaching hospital
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.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Publication date: 2006-09-01