3 Key Messages You Shouldn't Forget When Treating Fracture Patients

Oct 11, 2019

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research has developed a set of treatment recommendations for the prevention of secondary fracture in patients 65 years and older who have had a hip or vertebral fracture. There are 13 recommendations. In this slideshow, we highlight the recommendations beginning with improved doctor-patient communication.

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research has developed a set of clinical recommendations for the prevention of secondary fracture in patients 65 years and older who have had a hip or vertebral fracture. There are 13 recommendations. In this slideshow, we highlight the recommendations beginning with improved doctor-patient communication.RELATED:  "ASBMR Issues New Recommendations for Preventing Secondary Fractures"REFERENCE: Douglas P. Kiel, MD, MPH, et al. "Secondary Fracture Prevention: Consensus Clinical Recommendations from a Multistakeholder Coalition." J Bone Miner Res. September 20, 2019. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3877