Decision to take osteoporosis medication in patients who have had a fracture and are 'high' risk for future fracture: A qualitative study

@inproceedings{Sale2011DecisionTT,
  title={Decision to take osteoporosis medication in patients who have had a fracture and are 'high' risk for future fracture: A qualitative study},
  author={Joanna E M Sale and Monique A. Gignac and Gillian Hawker and Lucy Frankel and Dorcas E. Beaton and Earl Bogoch and Victoria I M Elliot-Gibson},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Patients' values and preferences are fundamental tenets of evidence-based practice, yet current osteoporosis (OP) clinical guidelines pay little attention to these issues in therapeutic decision making. This may be in part due to the fact that few studies have examined the factors that influence the initial decision to take OP medication. The purpose of our study was to examine patients' experiences with the decision to take OP medication after they sustained a fracture. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING

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