Prevalence and treatment of osteoporosis in older Australian men: findings from the CHAMP study.

@article{Bleicher2009PrevalenceAT,
  title={Prevalence and treatment of osteoporosis in older Australian men: findings from the CHAMP study.},
  author={Kerrin Bleicher and V. Naganathan and Robert Graham Cumming and Markus J. Seibel and Philip N. Sambrook and Fiona M. Blyth and David George Le Couteur and David J Handelsman and Louise M. Waite and Helen M Creasey},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2009},
  volume={193 7},
  pages={
          387-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the proportion of older Australian men who meet the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) criteria for osteoporosis treatment and are receiving effective treatment. DESIGN AND SETTING A population-based, cross-sectional analysis of the baseline phase of the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP), a large epidemiological study focusing on the health of older men. Data were collected through questionnaires and clinical assessments. Bone mineral density (BMD) of… CONTINUE READING

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