Osteoporosis Treatment: A missed opportunity
Osteoporosis affects 1.2 million Australians. In 2012, fractures due to osteoporosis and osteopenia in Australians aged over 50 years cost $2.75 billion.
This module explains that even minor minimal trauma fractures are associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Hip fractures are particularly devastating, leading to decreased quality of life, increased mortality and loss of functional independence.
Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner