Implementation of osteoporosis guidelines: a survey of five large fracture liaison services in the Netherlands

@inproceedings{Huntjens2010ImplementationOO,
  title={Implementation of osteoporosis guidelines: a survey of five large fracture liaison services in the Netherlands},
  author={Kirsten M. B. Huntjens and Tineke A C M van Geel and Marion C. Blonk and J. H. Hegeman and Maarten van der Elst and Paul C. Willems and Piet P. Geusens and Bjorn Winkens and Peter R. Brink and Sven H. van Helden},
  booktitle={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2010}
}
Implementation of case findings according to guidelines for osteoporosis in fracture patients presenting at a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) was evaluated. Despite one guideline, all FLSs differed in the performance of patient selection and prevalence of clinical risk factors (CRFs) indicating the need for more concrete and standardised guidelines. The aim of the study was to evaluate the implementation of case findings according to guidelines for osteoporosis in fracture patients presenting at… CONTINUE READING