A Prospective Evaluation of the Awareness, Knowledge, Risk Factors and Current Treatment of Osteoporosis in a Cohort of Elderly Subjects

@article{Juby2001APE,
  title={A Prospective Evaluation of the Awareness, Knowledge, Risk Factors and Current Treatment of Osteoporosis in a Cohort of Elderly Subjects},
  author={Angela G. Juby and Peter G Davis},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={617-622}
}
This was a prospective cohort study of 145 seniors attending a senior’s clinic and social day program using a self-administered questionnaire. Its objective was to evaluate the awareness, knowledge, risk factors and current treatment of osteoporosis in our two patient groups. A secondary objective was to determine differences between the two cohorts, and between men and women. Participants included 39 men and 106 women, with an average age of 76 years. Of these, 89% were aware of osteoporosis… CONTINUE READING
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