Osteoporosis prescribing trends in primary care: a population-based retrospective cohort study.

@article{Wang2013OsteoporosisPT,
  title={Osteoporosis prescribing trends in primary care: a population-based retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Li Wang and C Shawn Tracy and Rahim Moineddin and Ross E. G. Upshur},
  journal={Primary health care research & development},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          1-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a highly prevalent and costly disease associated with aging. Previous studies have indicated low intervention rates in primary care; however, there is little research investigating the prescribing patterns of osteoporosis medications by primary-care physicians. METHODS We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study to examine trends in osteoporosis medication utilization in primary care between 1 January 2000 and 31 December 2009 in Ontario, Canada. All… CONTINUE READING

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