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Orthopaedic Nursing

April 2010, Volume 29 Number 2 , p 99 - 107


  • L. Giangregorio
  • L. Thabane
  • A. Cranney
  • A. Adili
  • J. deBeer
  • L. Dolovich
  • J. D. Adachi
  • A. Papaioannou


CONCLUSIONMany patients with fractures are unaware of important risk factors. Education initiatives aimed at improving osteoporosis knowledge should be directed at individuals at high risk of fracture. Nurses and other allied healthcare providers working in fracture clinics, acute care, and rehabilitation settings are in an ideal position to communicate information about osteoporosis and fracture risk to individuals with a recent fragility fracture.

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