The diagnosis of osteoporosis: attitudes and knowledge of Israeli physicians.

@article{Werner2002TheDO,
  title={The diagnosis of osteoporosis: attitudes and knowledge of Israeli physicians.},
  author={Perla Werner and Iris Vered},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Osteoporosis is the most common human bone disease. Although proper diagnosis may minimize injury and disability, this depends to a great extent on the knowledge and attitudes of physicians. The aim of the present study was to assess physicians' attitudes, knowledge and practice regarding the diagnosis of osteoporosis. METHODS A questionnaire was mailed to 1900 Israeli physicians addressing their knowledge and attitudes about osteoporosis and its diagnosis, and their… CONTINUE READING