[A fracture--intervention program optimizes the management of osteoporosis].

  title={[A fracture--intervention program optimizes the management of osteoporosis].},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Retornaz and Val{\'e}rie Seux and Vanessa Pauly and Sonia Nouvellet and Xavier Flecher and Jacques Soubeyrand and Odile Reynaud-Levy},
  journal={Geriatrie et psychologie neuropsychiatrie du vieillissement},
  volume={9 4},
PURPOSE Despite the high morbidity and mortality rate of osteoporosis, the proportion of patients who receive appropriate diagnosis and treatment remains very low. A specific osteoporosis program increased the percentage of patients receiving diagnosis and/or treatment for osteoporosis. We set up a program to improve diagnosis and treatment of patients with low-trauma fractures or suspicion of osteoporosis. METHODS Two geriatricians were especially designated for this program. The program… CONTINUE READING