Opinions and Experiences in General Practice on Osteoporosis Prevention, Diagnosis and Management

  title={Opinions and Experiences in General Practice on Osteoporosis Prevention, Diagnosis and Management},
  author={John C. Taylor and Barbara B Sterkel and Monica Utley and Mark Shipley and Stephen Newman and M. J. Horton and H. Fitz-Clarence},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
We determined to survey the general practice population regarding their attitudes to and knowledge of osteoporosis as a baseline prior to publication of national guidelines for the management of osteoporosis. All 2515 general practitioners registered in the 10 Health Authorities of the North Thames region, London, UK were surveyed by a postal questionnaire. Responses relating to epidemiology, public health and education on osteoporosis were analyzed. The overall response was 1153 (46%). General… CONTINUE READING

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