The care gap in diagnosis and treatment of women with a fragility fracture

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In women aged 50 years or more who experienced a fracture, 81% suffered a fragility fracture. Six to eight months after fragility fracture, 79% had either not been investigated for osteoporosis or prescribed anti-fracture therapy. Despite fragility fractures being common in this population osteoporosis is under-diagnosed and under-treated. The objective of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-007-0426-9

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@article{Bessette2007TheCG, title={The care gap in diagnosis and treatment of women with a fragility fracture}, author={Lyne Bessette and L. -G. Ste-Marie and S. Jean and Kenneth Shawn Davison and Michele J Beaulieu and Mirela Baranci and John Bessant and J. P. Brown}, journal={Osteoporosis International}, year={2007}, volume={19}, pages={79-86} }