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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:557 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #3953
Ace Report Cover Metabolic Disorders

Education and follow-up improves osteoporosis treatment following hip fracture

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OrthoEvidence. Education and follow-up improves osteoporosis treatment following hip fracture. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):557. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/3953

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Interventions to Improve Osteoporosis Treatment Following Hip Fracture

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Jan;87(1):3-7.

Contributing Authors: MJ Gardner RH Brophy D Demetrakopoulos J Koob R Hong A Rana JT Lin JM Lane

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80 patients with osteoporosis and low-energy hip fractures were randomized to receive an education and a follow-up program for osteoporosis or a brochure describing methods for preventing falls. The results of the study indicated that the patients who received information and questions from their physician about osteoporosis were significantly more likely to receive an appropriate treatment method...

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