Tuesday, 1 May 2012

The Osteoporosis Model of Care

Amongst the recent addition of the resources on ARCHI is the Osteoporosis Model of Care, a multidisciplinary team-based model which aims to improve the detection and management of osteoporosis. This model of care, developed by the Bone and Joint Institute, Hunter New England Local Health District, is designed for patients over 50 years of age, who present to Emergency Departments with a minimal trauma fracture.

Resources available include : Planning and implementation tools, Patient Information materials, Treatment algorithms, Risk calculators and Referral templates.

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