An Osteoporosis Clinical Pathway for the Medical Management of Patients with Low-Trauma Fracture

@article{Chevalley2002AnOC,
  title={An Osteoporosis Clinical Pathway for the Medical Management of Patients with Low-Trauma Fracture},
  author={T Chevalley and Pierre Hoffmeyer and J.-P. Bonjour and Ren{\'e} Rizzoli},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={450-455}
}
  • T Chevalley, Pierre Hoffmeyer, +1 author René Rizzoli
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • Abstract:Patients with an osteoporotic fracture have at least a 2-fold risk for additional fracture and should benefit from targeted diagnostic and treatment procedures for osteoporosis. To address this issue, we set up an osteoporosis clinical pathway (OCP) for the medical management of patients with low-trauma fracture. Following acute management of the fracture by the orthopedic team, patients are enrolled in the pathway, which is based on an interaction between the OCP multidisciplinary… CONTINUE READING

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