Source: CMAJ 2011, 19 Dec [epub ahead of print]
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Date of publication: 19 December 2011
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: A large randomised control trial of patients who have already suffered an osteoporosis-related fracture was conducted in Canada. The results showed that better after care resulted when primary care doctors were notified of the fracture. However, although notification improves care, more strategies need to be developed and tested to further reduce recurrent fractures.
Length of publication: 7 pages
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