Assessment of inpatient fragility fracture education and outpatient follow-up at an urban tertiary care institution.

@article{Yoon2008AssessmentOI,
  title={Assessment of inpatient fragility fracture education and outpatient follow-up at an urban tertiary care institution.},
  author={Richard S. Yoon and William Macaulay and G. Sergio Torres and Kate W. Nellans and Ethel S. Siris and Louis U. Bigliani and Carolyn B. Becker},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          58-68
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of inpatient fragility fracture education on follow-up care at an urban tertiary care center with a multidisciplinary inpatient education and follow-up initiative. METHODS Participants included 139 patients with low energy fragility fractures who were identified, educated, and referred for follow-up by a coordinator. Education consisted of an initial 30 to 40-minute session with the patient and family followed by 10-minute sessions on subsequent hospitalization… CONTINUE READING